1948 Program – the Pittsburgh Steelers vs. the New York Giants at the Polo Grounds.
Lot 398. 1948 Program – the Pittsburgh Steelers vs. the New York Giants at the Polo Grounds. In a season of mediocrity for both teams, the Giants edged the Steelers, 34-27, on Oct. 24. The 20-page vg-ex program has a page of nine photos for each team, including Paul Governali, John Cannady, Len Younce, Frank Reagan and Tex Coulter for the Giants and Johnny Clement, Val Jasante, Jerry Shipkey and Bob Cifers for the Steelers. Charlie Conerly also is shown. Jasante was a favorite of Steelers owner Art Rooney. For more than 50 years, he was the only Steeler to lead the team in receiving for five consecutive years. Hines Ward broke his record in 2006. Winning Bid $25.