7 1950s Steelers Programs vs. the Eagles, Redskins, Giants, Rams and Cardinals.
Lot 438. 7 1950s Steelers Programs vs. the Eagles, Redskins, Giants, Rams and Cardinals. One ticket stub is also part of this collection. The six programs span 1955-59. Two are for Pittsburgh Steelers home games at Forbes Field: 1. Oct. 15, 1955 vs. the Philadelphia Eagles. The Steelers won, 13-7, as Jim Finks and Lynn Chandnois scored on short runs. Vg-ex 26-page program with a page showing 9 Eagles players. 2. Sept. 30, 1956 vs. the Washington Redskins. In the season opener, the Steelers scored first and in every quarter to rout the Redskins, 30-13. Lynn Chandnois scored three touchdowns, twice on runs and on a 17-yard pass from quarterback Ted Marchibroda. Ex 24-page program with a Steelers team photo and individual photos of Lowell Perry, Frank Varrichione and Bill McClung for Pittsburgh and Eddie LeBaron, Leo Elter and Gene Brito for the Redskins. Three programs are for road games against the New York Giants: 3. Oct. 23, 1955, Pittsburgh 19 and New York 17 at the Polo Grounds. The 20-page vg-ex program has full-page articles with photos on Charley Conerly and Alex Webster. There are photos of Ben Agajanian, Tom Landry, Ray Wietecha and other Giants, and Ray Mathews and Lynn Chandnois for Pittsburgh. 4. Oct. 26, 1958 vs. the Giants at Yankee Stadium, where the Giants defeated the Steelers, 17-6. Ex, 32 pages, with photos of Charley Conerly, Em Tunnell, Frank Gifford, Roosevelt Grier, Don Maynard and Pat Summerall for the Giants and Bobby Layne and Ernie Stautner for the Steelers. 5. Nov. 15, 1959 vs. the Giants. In this game at Yankee Stadium, the Steelers limited the Giants to three Pat Summerall field scores and scored on touchdown passes to Jimmy Orr and Tom Tracy for a 14-9 upset win. The loss was one of only two for the Giants, NFL Eastern Conference Champions with a 10-2 record at season’s end. A TICKET STUB from the game is stapled to page 1 of the program, which is vg+ to ex with 32 pages. The stub is vg. One of the remaining programs is for a Steelers game with Chicago, and the other, for a game with Los Angeles: 6. Oct. 2, 1955 Steelers vs. Los Angeles Rams, LA Memorial Coliseum. The Steelers had a 4-8 record in 1955. This was one of their losses – a 27-26 defeat. Vg+ 22-page program with two full pages of player photos for each team. 7. Dec. 22, 1957 vs. Chicago Cardinals at Comiskey Park, where the Steelers defeated the host Cardinals, 27-2. Vg+ with the centerfold loose, 28 pages, Cardinals player photos on one-half of seven pages. Winning Bid $50.