Heinz History Center
These are truly the longest days of the year, and I’m pleased to report we have LOTS of ways to fill those days with free and affordable fun!
In the grand scheme of Pittsburgh sports, the Immaculate Reception was a turning point. “Everyone knows where they were on Dec. 23, 1972 if they were born at that time,” Andy Masich, director of the Heinz History Center, said.
Hall of Fame Steeler Rocky Bleier was wounded in action in Vietnam. Actor Dick Hughes, a Pittsburgh native, was a conscientious objector who went to Vietnam by choice. Decades later, their paths will converge at a Heinz History Center fundraiser.
Several young athletes were honored this weekend for their positivity both on and off the field.