Pittsburgh Steelers Records
Listed below are Pittsburgh Steelers Records, Firsts, Odds &
First Draft Choice: Bill Shakespeare, B, Notre
Franchise's Original Name: Pittsburgh Pirates
First Regular-Season Game: A 23-2 loss to the
New York Giants, 9/20/33.
First Regular-Season Touchdown: Martin Kottler
returned an interception 96 yards for a touchdown in a 14-13
victory over the Chicago Cardinals, 9/27/33.
First Winning Season: 1942 (7-4).
First Playoff Appearance: A 21-0 loss to the
Philadelphia Eagles in the Eastern Division Playoff game, 12/21/47.
First Super Bowl Appearance: A 16-6 victory
over the Minnesota Vikings in Super Bowl IX, 1/12/75.
First Pro Bowl Selections: Joe Geri, HB, Jerry
Shipkey, LB, and Bill Walsh C, 1951.
First All-League Selection: Byron "Whizzer"
White, HB, 1938.
First Steeler Elected to the Hall of Fame:
Art Rooney, Founder/Administrator, 1964.
First to Rush for 200 Yards in a Game: John
Henry Johnson, 200 yards vs. the Cleveland Browns, 10/10/64.
First 1,000-Yard Rusher: John Henry Johnson,
1,141 yards (1962).
First to Pass 400 Yards in a Game: Bobby Layne,
409 yards vs. the Chicago Cardinals, 12/13/58.
Most Yards Rushing, Career: Franco Harris,
11,950 yards (1972-1983).
Most Yards Passing, Career: Terry Bradshaw,
27,989 yards (1970-1983).
Most Receptions, Career: John Stallworth, 537
All-Time Leading Scorer: Gary Anderson, 1,343