An updated edition celebrating the greatest Steelers players including members of the Super Bowl XLV team!
Who are the men made of steel? In this behind-the-scenes look at the AFC Conference championship team, Jim Wexell digs deep to bring out the stories and legacies which have defined this NFL empire for the last 70 years. Through interviews with players, coaches, and managers, Wexell captures the determination and brashness that has made Pittsburgh the powerhouse of football. In Pittsburgh Steelers: Men of Steel, fans will get to relive the Steelers’ most defining moments on and off the field. Why won’t Frenchy Fuqua talk about the “immaculate” reception of 1972? What drove Rod Wilson to get back on the field despite a torn ACL and play in Super Bowl XXX? What made Jack Lambert the most “raucously just” Steelers player of all time? Readers will revisit the Steelers’ most memorable characters from past and present. From Elbie Nickel’s historic plays in the 1950s to Super Bowl XLV, Pittsburgh Steelers: Men of Steel tells it all. This all-encompassing book of Steelers stories is a must-have for any fan.
Jim Wexell compiles mini biographies of 35 men who played roles both major and minor in shaping the Pittsburg Steelers. Bob Souer's authoritative performance helps to underscore the importance that players such as Joe Greene, Jack Lambert, and Jimmy Orr, among others, had in making the Steelers the team they are today. Pittsburg Steelers: Men of Steel is a great gift to fans of the team, providing a rich and informative history of the organization that is wonderfully structured and told through the lens of its past stars.
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