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................................... 7~_2 ....... 2Έ . ........ er B Thursday, January 29, 2{)09 -- The Glenviile Democrat/Pathtlnder -- Page 3B WI# Kick-off Time--6:00 p. m. on this Sun., Feb. 1, 2009, in Florida or on YOUR TV 43 facts about Super Bowl 43 Pittsbugh Steelers Fun Facts Arizona Cardinals Fun Facts • While Heinz is known for "57 Varieties," linebacker John Fiala is the latest of ten'Steelers who have worn the number "57" over the years. • Speaking of"57"...the 1957 Steelers, under head coach Buddy Parker, played to a dead-even, six-and-six record, treating the home crowd (then at Forbes Field) to four wins. • Those diamond-shaped doohickeys you see hanging around Heinz Field are called "Cycloids," similar to the "hypocycloid" patterns from the "Steelmark" logo on the Steelers' helmets. • Whenever the Steelers move the football into "the red zone" (within their opponent's 20-yard line), the world's two largest Heinz ketchup bottles pour red "virtual ketchup" into Heinz Field's Jumbotron scoreboard. Find out more! • The statue of a bespectacled gentleman sitting on a stone wall outside Heinz Field is a largei'-than=life likeness of the Steelers' beloved founder and longtime owner. Arthur J. Rooney, Sr. (1901-1988) known as "The Chief." • Heinz Field's award-winning design forms a horseshoe-shaped seating bowl with an open South end zone. offering fans a spectacular vista of Pittsburgh's downtown skyline. • When Steelers; current owner Dan Rooney broke ground for Heinz Field in 1999. he used the same shovel with which his dad. Art Rooney, St., broke ground for Three Rivers Stadium three decades earlier. • If filled with actual ketchup, each of the Heinz Ketchup bottles on the Heinz Field Jumbotron scoreboard would contain 1.664.000 fluid ounces...enough to pour on approximately 3.2 million hotdogs! • It took about 20 months approximately 14.000 hours to grow the 2.2 acres of athletic bluegrass covering the playing surface of Heinz Field...glad we didn't have to watch it! • The son of former Cinc innati Bengals head coach "Tiger" Johnson has grown up to coach a pretty big team of his own he's William Johnson. the current Chairman. President & CEO of H.J. Heinz Co. • Completed in 2001 at a cost of $230 million. Heinz Field contains 48,000 cubic yards of concrete: 12,000 tons of structural steel; eight tons worth of giant Heinz Ketchup bottles, and approximately 5.000 tons worth of screaming football fans ! • At every Steelers home game this season, tailgating and "grill-iron" expert Rania Harris fires up Steelers fans with cooking demos and recipes at the interactive Heinz Tailgatin' Station (outside Gate B)! • Believe it or not, the Steelers' team record for most pass attempts in a game is you guessed it 57, achieved during a December 1993 loss to the Houston Oilers. • Twenty-four Steelers players, coaches and administrators occupy a place of honor at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio; memorabilia from these and other Steelers greats are on display in He inz Field' s Coca-Cola Great Hall. • About the logo: *Its origin: It was US Steel's logo, and the Steelers adopted it in 1962: *The three "stars": actually, those aren't stars, they're hypercycloids, and each color stands for the materials used to make steel; *Why it's only on one side of the helmet: it's a total mystery. People still wonder about this today. The only man who can answer this question is Jackie Hart. the Steelers' old field manager. He's the one who only put the logo on one side. and it's just been done that same way ever since. Unfortunately. Hart died some 20 years ago, so no one will ever really know the answer to this question. • Jersey numbers retired by the Steelers: 70 - Ernie Stautner. That is the only one. The Steelers don't retire numbers anymore, although the followingnumbers are generally not worn by current players: 12 - Terry Bradshaw. 32 - Franco Harris. 52 - Mike Webster, 58 - Jack Lambert, 59 - Jack Ham, 75 - Joe Greene. • Jersey number which had not been worn for the longest: the number 8 had a 61- year absence. Everett Fisher wore number 8 in 1940. andit was not worn again until Tommy Maddox donned it in 2001. • In 1970. the Pittsburgh Steelers became one of three teams to join the incoming AFL teams in the newly formed American Football Conference. The Steelers were paid $3 million dollars for volunteering to change conferences. • The Pittsburgh Steelers have won back-to-back Super Bowls twice; 1974 & 1975, and 1978 & 1979. • Pittsburgh lost its first game ever, 23-2. against the New York Giants. • The Arizona Cardinals football team, and its predecessor teams, is the oldest continuously run professional football franchise in the nation. • In 1922, the team moved to Chicago and played at Comiskey Park. The team played there for 37 years. In that same year., the team joined the NFL. They called themselves the Chicago Cardinals. • In 1925, the NFL championship was still determined by the best record, and not by a playoff season. In that year, the Cardinals were awarded their first NFL championship. • After many years of less-than-stellar performance, the Cardinals reclaimed the NFL championship title in 1947. but Mr. Bidwell hadn't lived long enough to see it. This was the only time that the Cardinals won a championship by winning a championship title game. It was the NFL's 15th championship title game (it was not yet called the Super Bowl). The score was 28-21. and they defeated the Philadelphia Eagles. • In 1960. the Cardinals moved to St Louis. • In 1988. the Cardinals moved to Arizona under the name Phoenix Cardinals. • In their first season in Arizona. the Cardinals achieved two records: one for single game attendance t vs. Cowboys in their inaugural Arizona game~ and one for season attendance. • In 1998. the Arizona Cardinals finally ended the team's 15-year playoff drought and achieved their first postseason victory since 1947. • For only the third time in 20 seasons since moving to Arizona. and the first time since 1998. the Arizona Cardinals finished the 2007 season with 8 wins and 8 losses. A .500 record didn't get them to the playoffs this year. • The team got its nickname. Cardinals. from the color of its uniforms: the uniforms in question were hand-me-down uniforms from the collegiate team the University of Chicago Maroons. • During their time in St. Louis. the Cardinals were one of the few professional sports franchises to have the identical sports mascot of another professional sports team in their city. • In 1920, the Cardinals paid a franchise tee of $100 to join the league that would become the NFL. • In 1976. the Cardinals became the first team to reach doublediglt victories, with ten wins. and not make the playoffs. • Before the team played in St. Louis, it didn't have any logo on its helmets. • Due to the Arizona heat, the team used to wear their white jerseys and pants at home. forcing the opponent to wear their dark jerseys. This practice was discontinued since play began in their new air conditioned stadium. • The Cardinals have retired the jersey numbers of two players each from their days in St. Louis (Larry Wilson and J.V. Cain) and their days in Chicago (Stan Mauldin and Marshall Goldberg). • The Cardinals were in St. Louis for 28 years and did not host one postseason game: they made the pIayoffs three times, each time as a road team. • In a 1967 game, Cardinals Kicker Jim Bakken set the NFL record by making 7 Field Goals in one game. • The Cardinals finished second to the Pottsville Maroons in the 1925 NFL season. Pottsville later had their franchise revoked for territorial violations thus giving the championship that year to the Cardinals. • During their time in St. Louis. the Cardinals were one of the few professional sports franchises to have the identical sports mascot of another professional sports team in their city. • The oldest continuous professional football team in America. the Cardinals have gone through many locations and names: Morgan Athletic Club. Racine Normals. Racine Cardinals, Chicago Cardinals. St. Louis Cardinals. Phoenix Cardinals, and finally, the Arizona Cardinals. • The Cardinals have retired the jersey number (40) of former player Pat Tillman who turned his back on his NFL career to enlist in the armed forces following the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center. SuPper Bowl Facts • Dallas. San Francisco, and Pittsburgh have won the most Super Bowls at 5 times. • The longest Su[~er Bowl winning streak has only been two in a row We e itors welcome you aria professional football fans to the 2009 Super Bowl in order to determine the world's championship team. The follOWingr fine:Sponsors have made:this lively information possible in order to enhance your IV viewing an l personal curosity. For your pre-game fun, to please your wife... .~ Take her to s~,~4;'~''* " shop a tthe Vintage S~ncer Anti Je Mall Fashion Show Your unique shopping experience with over 40 vendors/ Arts & Collectibles andsave your life/ HIGH FOOD PRICES! 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