Steelers To Celebrate 40th Anniversary of Team's First Championship


The Steelers will celebrate the 40th Anniversary of their first championship, Super Bowl IX, with a variety of events and features throughout the 2014 season.

Some highlights throughout the season include:

  • The team will wear a special Super Bowl IX 40th Anniversary patchon their uniform versus the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, November 30.
  • The team's annual Alumni Weekend, which is November 29-30, will celebrate the team's 40thAnniversary victory in Super Bowl IX.
*   On November 29, Heinz Field will host the **Alumni Weekend Dinner Gala**with proceeds benefiting the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program and The Cancer Caring Center. 
*   Players from the Super Bowl IX Championship Team will be introduced at the event and will share their stories from the 1974 season.   

* Players from the Super Bowl IX Championship Team will be recognized at halftime when the Steelers face the Saints. * Replay of the audio from the 1974 season and Super Bowl IX, which features Myron Cope and Jack Fleming, will be broadcast on Steelers Nation Radio on Alumni Weekend. * The team will also print a separate Super Bowl IX 40th Anniversary logoon game tickets for the November 30th matchup against the Saints. * Excerpts of the team's Super Bowl IX rewind show will be on in June and July, featuringMike Wagner, J.T. Thomas, Gerry Mullins, Mel Blount, Franco Harris, Donnie Shelland Andy Russell. * Video presentations of the Steelers' 1974 season will be on beginning in August.

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