Posts Tagged ‘Super Bowl Ring

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Jul
08

Steelers Super Bowl Rings Erroneously Engraved

Say you’re a member of the 1975 Pittsburgh Steelers, you work hard all season long and you get rewarded with the greatest present possible, a Super Bowl victory. The next year you’re given a ring to commemorate your team’s accomplishment, on the side of the ring are included the scores of the playoff games your team won.

Now, don’t you think you might at some point between say, 1976 and oh, 2008, you might look at that ring. I know if I won a championship, I’d treasure that ring and probably memorize every detail of it. You’d think that any of the numerous players, front office and other staffers who received rings would have thought, “Hey, remember when we played the Bills for the AFC Championship and we won, 32-14? Why does our ring say the score was 32-6?”

A Pittsburgh front office employee recently passed away and his personal items were up for sale in an estate auction, included among the items were his two rings from 1975 and the 1976 Super Bowl championships. After a story about the auction appeared in the paper, an eagle-eyed fan noticed that the score was incorrect on the ring.

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