Heads were rolling at Heinz History Center Monday morning as carts bearing bronze busts of Steelers Hall of Famers were pushed into a new display area. Packed in boxes, fresh from Canton, Ohio, busts of 22 Steelers are making a whistle stop at the Pro Football Hall of Fame exhibit: “Gridiron Glory.”
For football fans across the U.S. and around the world, a trip to Canton is on the bucket list as a must-visit destination. Canton is the home of the Professional Football Hall of Fame, and as Pittsburghers, this is no great revelation. After all, there are 26 members of the Pittsburgh Steelers enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, but Canton offers so much more than just drool-worthy fan love for football junkies. Don’t miss out on great golf and the Canton Classic Car Museum on a one-tank trip made for sports lovers of any kind.
With four of the six inductees having local connections, the enshrinement ceremony Saturday night at the Pro Football Hall of Fame had a noticeable Pittsburgh presence.
When you enter the newly remodeled Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton Ohio, you’re entering what is now quickly becoming a shrine to the Pittsburgh Steelers.
For the next five years, the debate will begin. Is Hines Ward a hall of famer? The answer will be eventually, yes, but first ballot – probably not. However, there are a lot of reasons why a first ballot nomination is not out of the question.
By the time the announcement finally came, Dermontti Dawson was about to give up on another year of Hall of Fame eligibility.
Never was there a better time for me to rehash the old saying about how records are meant to be broken. While Week 7 of the WPIAL football season was being played, high school history […]