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Rocky Bleier – The Most Famous Steeler Veteran

Former Steeler Is Very Active with Veterans

Rocky Bleier may have been famous as the blocking fullback who paved the way for Franco Harris and others during the Rocky Bleier in VietnamSteelers championship seasons of the ’70′s.   What he also famous for is his service to his country and also his service to fellow veterans today.

Read more about Rocky Bleier as we feature him as a true American Hero during Veteran’s Day Weekend.

 

Rocky Bleier to Allegheny County Veterans Court grads: ‘We didn’t leave you … – Pittsburgh Post Gazette

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Pittsburgh Post GazetteRocky Bleier to Allegheny County Veterans Court grads: ‘We didn’t leave you …Pittsburgh Post GazetteIf completed successfully, the veterans can have their records expunged or avoid jail time. As part of the 90-minute ceremony …

 

 

Bleier reflects on football, veterans issues – Dubuque Telegraph Herald

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Bleier reflects on football, veterans issuesDubuque Telegraph HeraldTelling stories is important, especially when veterans tell theirs. Robert “Rocky” Bleier, an Appleton, Wis. native and University of Notre Dame graduate, was a late-round pick by th …

 

Pittsburgh Steelers Great, Rocky Bleier, Explains NaVOBA

Rocky Bleier, NaVOBA National Spokesman explains the National Veteran Owned Business Association. Watch him explain his history as a Vietnam Veteran, Super Bowl winner and veteran business owner. Visit www.navoba.com for more information.

 

Groundbreaking for the Mt. Lebanon Veterans Memorial

Watch as Mt. Lebanon breaks ground for our Veterans Memorial, on Morgan Drive near the Recreation Center complex. Featuring former Steelers running back and Vietnam Veteran Rocky Bleier, the Mt. Lebanon Fire Department, Mt. Lebanon Police Honor Guard…

Steelers to Unveil New Throwback Jerseys

Nike Not Changing Regular Jersey Much, But Steelers Are Making Big Changes to Throwbacks

The Steelers are holding a press conference this Tuesday at 4:30 EST to show off their new throwback jersey.   The jersey is being released to commemorate their 80th anniversary in Pittsburgh.

In 2007, the Steelers wore a variation of their early 1960s uniforms that featured gold helmets with black stripe, black jerseys with gold numbers and stripes, and white pants with black-and-gold side stripes. Pittsburgh has worn these throwback jerseys twice a year, including 2011 home games against the Ravens and Browns.

The fifth-oldest franchise in the NFL, the Steelers were founded in July 1933 as the Pittsburgh Pirates. Their original uniforms featured a yellow jersey with pronounced black stripes and the crest of the city’s coat of arms on the front.

Stay tuned for the unveiling of their new “old” jerseys tomorrow!

Here’s the original 1933 Jersey as worn by Barry Foster.

1933 pittsburgh pirates jersey