1969 Bobby Walden Pittsburgh Steelers Game Worn Jersey
ADDENDUM: The NFL Anniversary patch has been removed from the left sleeve, Not the right sleeve as was stated in the printed catalog and previously online.Nice Bobby Walden white Pittsburgh Steelers jersey dating from 1969, his second season in the Steel City. Displays moderate use with a few dirt stains, and this was the last year that the Steelers or any other NFL team wore jerseys without names, as in 1970 the NFL mandated names on the backs. Sand-Knit size 44 and Olympia Sport Center tags are on the front tail, Walden‚s number 39 is stitched on in black on the front, back and sleeves and the NFL Anniversary patch has been removed from the left sleeve. Walden played 10 of his 14 NFL seasons in Pittsburgh, earning a pair of Super Bowl championships. Sourced directly from the Pittsburgh Steelers.Never before has a major sports franchise opened its team archives going back nearly a century. Let alone a franchise as historic as the Pittsburgh Steelers.Founded in 1933 by Art Rooney Sr., the Rooney Family imprint remains to this day.From the glory of the Steel Curtain to an NFL-best six Lombardi trophies, the Pittsburgh Steelers name defines excellence and winning.We present the latest offering of “The Pittsburgh Steelers Archive of Exceptional Jerseys.” For decades, the Pittsburgh Steelers have guarded and saved their own equipment, thereby creating a huge void in the sports marketplace.As a result, the Pittsburgh Steelers have become the crème de la crème. The rarest and most sought after game equipment of any National Football League team.We were not there in 1922 when they first opened King Tut’s Tomb or discovered the Dead Sea Scrolls.But now, perhaps we all know a bit about how that felt. All items will come with a letter of authenticity from the Pittsburgh Steelers and Lelands.A portion of the proceeds from the sale of Steelers Archives Jerseys will be donated to the Chuck Noll Foundation for Brain Injury Research.
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