Opening Day of the Three Rivers Stadium era.
August 14, 1971
The Cardinals' Bob Gibson becomes the first opposing pitcher in
history to no-hit the Pirates in Pittsburgh.
In the first night World Series game ever, the Bucs defeat the
Roberto Clemente doubles off the Mets' Jon Matlack and records his
3,000th major league hit.
December 23, 1972
Franco Harris' "Immaculate Reception" of a Terry Bradshaw pass edges
Oakland, 13-7, for the Steelers' first playoff win.
July 23, 1974
The stadium's first All-Star Game; Pirate Ken Brett gets the win in a
National League victory.
January 4, 1976
The Steelers capture their second straight AFC crown, again
eliminating Oakland, 16-10.
August 9, 1976
John Candelaria shuts down the Dodgers, 2-0, to become the first
Pirate to pitch a no-hitter in Pittsburgh since 1907.
January 7, 1979
The Steelers clinch a third appearance in the Super Bowl with a 34-5
blowout of Houston.
Down three games to one in the World Series, the Pirates start their
winning comeback behind veteran Jim Rooker with a 7-1 defeat of
January 6, 1980
The Steelers make it four AFC Championships in four tries with a 27-13
victory over Houston.
May 3, 1985
Long-time Pirates' voice Bob Prince returns to the microphone to call
a nine-run inning as the Bucs bounce the Dodgers, 16-2.
August 11, 1985
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band draw the largest concert
audience in the city's history - 65,935.
October 7, 1990
A statue honoring Steelers founder Arthur J. Rooney is dedicated
outside Gate D.
The Pirates clinch their third consecutive division crown by defeating
the Mets, 4-2.
July 12, 1994
The National League ends a string of All-Star Game losses with a
10-inning victory at Three Rivers Stadium. A statue of Roberto Clemente
is dedicated outside Gate A.
The Steelers survive a last second Hail Mary pass to beat the
Indianapolis Colts 16-14 in the AFC Championship Game and advance to
their fifth Super Bowl appearance.
July 12, 1997
Francisco Cordova and Ricardo Rincon pitch the first extra-inning,
combined no-hitter in major league baseball history, in a 3-0, 10th
inning win over the Houston Astros.