North Shore in Pittsburgh in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
First Professional Football Game
Erected 2005 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical month for this entry is November 1900.
Location. 40° 26.733′ N, 80° 0.817′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. It is in North Shore. Marker can be reached from the intersection of North Shore Drive and Art Rooney Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsburgh PA 15212, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Three Rivers Stadium (within shouting distance of this marker); County of Allegheny Law Enforcement Officers Memorial (within The Immaculate Reception (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Southwestern Pennsylvania World War II Memorial (about 500 feet away); The Pittsburgh Point (about 600 feet away); Vietnam Veterans Monument (about 800 feet away); Langley Observatory Clock (approx. 0.2 miles away); First World Series (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburgh.
More about this marker. This marker is located outside Heinz Field.
Also see . . .
1. First Professional Football Game - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAhistory.com (Submitted on January 27, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
2. William "Pudge" Heffelfinger at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on March 16, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2023. It was originally submitted on January 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,169 times since then and 119 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 20, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 3. submitted on January 29, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.