Heinz Field - Pittsburgh, PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member the_dude & sarah
N 40° 26.736 W 080° 00.903
17T E 583526 N 4477682
Quick Description: Heinz Field is home to the NFL's five time Super Bowl Champion Pittsburgh Steelers. It is also home to the Pittsburgh Panthers NCAA Division I-A football.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 8/26/2007 9:09:53 AM
Waymark Code: WM22XF
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member SUp3rFM & Cruella
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Long Description:
For 75 years the Pittsburgh Steelers have been among the most revered sports teams in not only Western PA but in the world. The 1970's marked their greatest decade during which they won 4 of their 5 Super Bowl Championships. Heinz Field has been home to the Steelers for the past 6 seasons and replaced Three Rivers Stadium which sat right next to Heinz Field on what is now the parking lot.

In it's brief history Heinz Field has played host to two AFC Championship games. The Steelers lost both of them to the New England Patriots.

My first trip to Heinz Field was a Monday night football game between the Steelers and the Indianapolis Colts. The Steelers won the game 28-10. I have been to two other regular season games, both against the Cleveland Browns and the Steelers have won one and lost one. I have attended one pre-season game at Heinz Field.

Guided tours of the stadium are available, see the Steelers website for more info.

Additional Stadium Facts

It's the home of which team(s)?: Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL) and Pittsburgh Panthers (NCAA)

Which professional sports are played here?: Football (American)

Capacity (number of seats): 64,450

Opening Date: 08/25/2001

Guided Tours: yes

Venue's Website or Team's Website: [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:
1) Tell how was your visit. Were you at a game, which one? Have you just visited it by the outside, on a guided tour maybe? Are you a fan?

2) Pictures:
- They should be taken by YOU.
- No internet pictures are allowed.
- Upload one photo, at least. It would be great if you'd upload one of the venue and one with you on the photo.
- No need of photos with the GPSr.
- Extra credits for photos inside, with the teams playing.
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