SPORTS ILLUSTRATED Presents Pittsburgh Steelers: Pride in Black and Gold

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As the Steelers embark on their 80th anniversary season, Pittsburgh

Steelers: Pride in Black and Gold is a must-have for anyone who

appreciates the football tradition of community, hard work, and winning.




by Tim Layden


Publication Date:

Available now

$34.95 hardcover

From all-time greats, like “Mean” Joe Green, Terry Bradshaw,

and Jerome “the Bus” Bettis, to current stars, such as Ben

Roethlisberger, James Harrison, and Troy Polamalu,

every generation of NFL fans will enjoy the beautiful full page pictures

and heralding accounts of the greatest players to ever wear black and


NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SPORTS ILLUSTRATED commemorates the 80th season of Pittsburgh Steelers

football with their new book Pittsburgh Steelers: Pride in Black

and Gold (SPORTS ILLUSTRATED Books, available now; $34.95 USD),

a stunning collection of the best plays, players and moments in the

history of one of the most successful franchises in sports history.

And as if that wasn’t enough, read the full story behind the flag of the

Steeler Nation in “True Tales of the Terrible Towel” by former

SPORTS ILLUSTRATED writer and beloved Steelers broadcaster Myron Cope.

SPORTS ILLUSTRATED football writer Dan Jenkins chronicles the

first three Super Bowls in “The Steelers Sock It To ‘Em,” “Dallas

Feels the Steeler Crunch,” and “What a Passing Parade it Was!” Hall

of Fame writer Paul Zimmerman takes you back to 1980 and the

Steelers’ fourth Lombardi Trophy against the Minnesota Vikings with “They

Were Just Too Much.” Michael Silver covers Pittsburgh’s “One

for the Thumb” under coach Bill Cowher with a victory over the Seattle

Seahawks in “Steelers Ride High in Motown,” while Damon Hack takes

you back to the Steelers’ record sixth Super Bowl ring on a last-minute

touchdown by Santonio Holmes in “Going for Six the Hard Way.”

With 176 pages, 150 full-color photos and an introduction by SI senior

writer Tim Layden, Pittsburgh Steelers: Pride in Black and Gold

captures the team through the eyes of the world’s most accomplished

sportswriters and photographers.

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