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Pittsburgh Steelers Make Rhode Island Their Summer Home, 1964 to 1966
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Pittsburgh Steelers Make Rhode Island Their Summer Home, 1964 to 1966

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On March 14, 1964, the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League announced they would hold their training camp that summer at the University of Rhode Island.[1] It was an …
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Mayor Thomas P. McCoy (the “Prince of Pawtucket”)  and the Building of McCoy Stadium (“McCoy’s Folly”)
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Mayor Thomas P. McCoy (the “Prince of Pawtucket”) and the Building of McCoy Stadium (“McCoy’s Folly”)

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[Editor’s Note:  The following article is excerpted from Dan Barry’s Bottom of the 33rd: Hope, Redemption, and Baseball’s Longest Game (Harper Collins, 2011).  This book focuses on the Pawtucket Red …
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