Terrible Towel in NFL

Posted by puguh on Monday, January 24, 2011

Terrible Towel. Terrible Towel Going to Big D. The Terrible Towel is about as legendary as there is in the NFL and now it will be making the trip to Arlington Texas in the home of the Dallas Cowboys. Before going to Texas however the terrible towel will make a stop in New York and sit on one of it’s landmark. Mayor Bloomberg has lost a bet with Pittsburgh mayor Luke Ravenstahl and must now make good on the bet to hang the Pittsburgh Steeler Terrible Towel on one of the Big Apple’s landmarks.

The Terrible Towel is a fan symbol associated with the Pittsburgh Steelers, an American football team in the National Football League (NFL). Created in 1975 by then Steelers radio broadcaster Myron Cope, The Terrible Towel has spread in popularity; fans take their Towel to famous sites while on vacation. The Towel has been taken to the peak of Mount Everest, into space on the International Space Station and seen on Saturday Night Live. It is widely recognized as a symbol of the Steelers and the city of Pittsburgh.

It will be very difficult for Dallas Cowboys Fans who attend the Super Bowl in their stadium to see the Terrible Towel being waved. Proceeds from sales of the Towel have raised over US$3 million for a Pennsylvania school which cares for people with mental retardation and physical disabilities. The Terrible Towel is credited with being the first “rally towel” and its success has given rise to similar products promoting other teams. Numerous versions have been produced; almost all are black and gold in color with the words “Myron Cope’s Official The Terrible Towel” printed on the front. In October 2009 a pink Terrible Towel was sold to promote Breast Cancer Awareness.

source : www.worldnewsinsight.com

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