“People have said I’m too small for the pros,” Tony Dorsett said in 1974. “But I know I can run. I might get beat up a little bit doing it, but I can take a beating.”
People built the Steel City. People made Pittsburgh the way it was in the past and the way it is today — people whose names you know and those who have been forgotten. Here, you’ll find some of their stories.
Nettie Gordon proved untouchable as a keeper of bawdy houses.
“He had a rare gift for seeing the world in bright shades, and an even more uncommon gift for finding ways to share that vision with those for whom life had become cast in shades of hopeless gray.”
Not only was Stallings on the roster for that March 31, 1978, game between the U.S. and Pennsylvania teams, but as Post-Gazette sportswriter Phil Axelrod wrote 10 days earlier, Stallings was one of the first players announced for the United States squad in the 14th annual event.