Best Pittsburgh Steelers Gear to Show Off Your Fandom

Show off your pride for Pittsburgh’s favorite team

Championships are expected in Steeler Nation. Since its founding in 1933, the Pittsburgh Steelers have made the playoffs 31 times and won six Super Bowl titles. When tough economic times hit the steel industry in the late ‘70s and scattered the team’s fan base, other cities around the nation - including the NFL markets in Florida - became hotbeds for fans of the black and gold.

While the fans around the nation await the next championship run, here are six pieces of Steelers swag for true Pittsburgh fans to sport.

Terrible Towel

Pittsburgh Steelers terrible towel
Every true Pittsburgh Steelers fan should already own a Terrible Towel. If not, here's the original model. Steelers radio announcer Myron Cope gets credit for generations of fans waving the yellow flags when he first promoted the idea during the 1975 playoffs. The Steelers went on to beat the Dallas Cowboys in Super Bowl X.Amazon

Chef Hat and Apron Set

Pittsburgh Steelers cooking apron and chef hat
Don't dare to replicate a Pittsburgh favorite Primanti Bros. sandwich - always topped with french fries and cole slaw - without protection. This Steelers apron and chef's hat should do the trick. Don't forget the tomato.Amazon

Pittsburgh Trivia Game

Pittsburgh Steelers trivia game
"You Gotta Know Pittsburgh" features 125 game cards with 500 trivia questions about Pittsburgh's sports teams. Wait - 500 questions? Time to study up on the Pirates, Panthers and Penguins too.Amazon

Steelers Beach Towel

Pittsburgh Steelers beach towel
Save this towel for the beach and don't waste it along the shores of Pittsburgh's three rivers. (Can you name them? Allegheny, Monongahela and Ohio!) This 30 by 60 inch beauty would look better on Florida's powdery white sand.Amazon

Steelers Mouse Pad

Pittsburgh Steelers mousepad
We love the round and weathered look of this Steelers-branded mouse pad. Finally here's a computer accessory that works as hard as the team does.Amazon

Pittsburgh Throw Blanket

Pittsburgh Steelers throw blanket
With the way the temperatures drop inside Heinz Field in the autumn, maybe you should buy two of these 60 by 80 inch blankets. It's machine washable, and the black and gold coloring won't fade season after season.Amazon
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