Forget about winter, spring, summer and fall. For Pittsburgh’s most faithful sports fans, there are only three seasons: hockey, baseball, and football.
In mid-​November, when daylight dwindles, the sky turns flannel gray and a cold drizzle waterboards Pittsburgh, I flap my old, arthritic wings and fly south to Florida — God’s waiting room.

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2010
  • Sub Heading Reporting on Pittsburgh’s fans
Tony Modzelewski can’t explain why he jumped off the Fort Pitt Bridge in January 1975, but modern psychology has him covered. Modzelewski was 17 years old, celebrating the Steelers’ first Super Bowl victory, and the group of revelers he was with decided to walk across the bridge.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2007
  • Sub Heading Many attributes can be ascribed to Steeler fans, but what about healthy?
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