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A Great Year in Western Pa-1979 Mickey Strunak

A Great Year in Western Pa-1979

Mickey Strunak

Published April 14th 2014
ISBN : 9781611023787
Paperback
360 pages
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 About the Book 

A GREAT YEAR IN WESTERN PA-1979 is about the Pittsburgh sports scene in 1979. It starts with the Pittsburgh Pirates start of the 1979 season in April and eventual 79 World Series with the Pirates playing the Baltimore Orioles in October. Also, theMoreA GREAT YEAR IN WESTERN PA-1979 is about the Pittsburgh sports scene in 1979. It starts with the Pittsburgh Pirates start of the 1979 season in April and eventual 79 World Series with the Pirates playing the Baltimore Orioles in October. Also, the book follows the Steelers fourth Super Bowl season with their eventual January game in Pasadena, California against Los Angles making it four Super Bowls in a 6 year period. Also, are chapters about the Pitt Panthers who went 11-1 in Dan Marinos freshman year and Pittsburgh Penguins (73 point season) near miss but 5 game series loss to the Boston Bruins. It is a great keepsake for the Pittsburgh sports fan. The City of Champions season only accomplished by Baltimore in 1970 and New York in 2009-a baseball and football championship in the same season.