'Franco caught it'
The indelible moment that birthed the legacy of the 1970s Pittsburgh Steelers
Excerpted from Their Life's Work by Gary M. Pomerantz. Copyright © 2013 by Gary M. Pomerantz. Published by Simon & Schuster, Inc. and reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.
Three Rivers Stadium, December 23, 1972. Forty-three degrees, overcast, and damp at kickoff. The Oakland Raiders, with a villainous reputation, dressed virtuously in white, except coach John Madden, who wore long sideburns, a black jacket, gray slacks, and black Adidas sneakers.
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