January 30th, 2009

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Black and Gold Day

The Friday before a big football game is usually Black and Gold Day in the 'Burgh. Before a national championship game, it's an especially celebratory time. Everyone wears their Steeler best to work, and local stores hang up Terrible Towels and blast one of the team's myriad fight songs (like this one or this one).

If the music isn't proof enough, here are some fun pictures illustrating just how cuckoo-bananas we are about our Stillers:

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Pittsburgh is the heart of Steeler Nation, but the Steelers have fans all over the world- and beyond! These links answer the all-important question: Where is Steeler Nation?

- In the White House

- At the Presidential Inauguration

- In an F-15 over Afghanistan

- IN SPACE

HERE WE GO STEELERS, HERE WE GO!