Now there’s a squabble over the auction of Pops’ memorabilia.
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.
Kentucky native Dewey Deavers had a flair for showmanship as he put Pittsburghers into a trance.
“He was the most present and genuine person I’ve ever met.”
“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.”
Nettie Gordon proved untouchable as a keeper of bawdy houses.