Sportswriters. They were all my friends. They were racetrack guys and so was I.
The biggest thrill wasn't in winning on Sunday but in meeting the payroll on Monday.
Cricket is the greatest game that the wit of man has yet devised.- Sir Pelham Warner
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|Birth:||27th January, 1901|
|Death:||25th August, 1988|
Arthur Joseph "Art" Rooney, Sr. often referred to as "The Chief", was the founding owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers American football franchise in the National Football League from 1933 until his death, a member of the NFL Hall of Fame since 1964, an olympic qualifying boxer and part or whole owner in several track sport venues and Pittsburgh area pro-teams. Rooney attended St. Peter's Catholic School in Pittsburgh, Duquesne University Prep School, then several semesters at Indiana Normal School before completing a final year at Georgetown University on an athletic scholarship. After graduation he dedicated himself to sports, winning the AAU welterweight belt in 1918 and tried out for the 1920 Olympic Team., he played minor league baseball for both the Flint, Michigan "Vehicles" and the Wheeling, West Virginia "Stogies". Rooney's affiliation with the National Football League began in 1933 when he paid a $2,500 franchise fee to found a club based in the city of Pittsburgh.
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