AUTOGRAPHED Steelers Dan Rooney Rookie PSA guaranteed

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  • Sold Date: Apr 28, 2011
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Auction is for the above shown card, AUTHENTIC AUTOGRAPHED Dan Rooney. This great card of the Pittsburgh Steelers owner is his rookie card. I'm not a huge Steelers fan but what he has done is incredible and he is a well deserved member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
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Daniel M. Rooney (born July 20, 1932 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania ) is the United States Ambassador to Ireland . Rooney is also chairman emeritus of the Pittsburgh Steelers football team in the National Football League (NFL). [1 ] He is the son of team founder and former owner Art Rooney . Rooney was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2000 for his great success as an owner. He is also credited for coming up with the " Rooney Rule ," which requires NFL teams with head coaching and general manager vacancies to interview at least one minority candidate.

In the Steelers organization, Rooney was appointed team president in 1975 and was given a great deal of power by his father. During his tenure, he has implemented a philosophy and management style that emphasizes open, practical and efficient management. The results have been obvious: since

Dan Rooney is a graduate of Duquesne University , majoring in accounting. He has been involved with the Steelers since 1960, originally working as director of personnel. While Rooney has generally avoided the spotlight, he has been a very active owner behind the scenes. Rooney helped to negotiate the collective bargaining agreement of 1982, which ended a strike that lasted half of the season. He is also one of the architects of the salary cap , which was implemented in 1993. He endorsed Barack Obama for president, stating, "When I think of Barack Obama’s America I have great hope. I support his candidacy and look forward to his Presidency." [2 ] Rooney is the benefactor of the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature and Vice-Chairman of The American Ireland Fund . He is also a Founding Chairman of The Mentoring Partnership of Southwestern Pennsylvania .[ 3] In 2008, Rooney became an honorary Commander of the British Empire .[ 4] In 2009 he won the 2009 Jack Horrigan Memorial Award , presented by the Professional Football Writers of America [5 ] to a professional football official or player "for his or her professionalism in helping football
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