Groundhog Day 2009

Punxsutawney Phil

Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow this year so it looks like Winter will be around for a while.  By an amazing coincidence, Phil’s shadow resembled the Vince Lombardi Trophy, which was won this year for a record sixth time by his beloved Pittsburgh Steelers.

One for the Thumb + One

Super Bowl XL Ring During the run-up to Super Bowl XL, which the Steelers won, the rallying cry of the Steeler Nation was "One for the Thumb," a reference to the Steelers having rings from their four previous Super Bowl wins.  Original commercially marketed Terrible Towel, sold exclusively by Gimbel's Department Store, 1976 Last night, with the Nation and their Terrible Towels in full battle array at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, FL, they defeated the Arizona Cardinals 27-23 in Super Bowl XLIII for their sixth Super Bowl victory.  Only four more to go for a complete set!