Honor the Steelers Founder with a Bert Bell Jersey
Bert Bell was one of the founding fathers of the Pittsburgh Steelers franchise. Pay tribute to his integral role by adding a Bert Bell Steelers jersey to your gameday wardrobe.
Bell and Art Rooney purchased the rights to an NFL team in 1933 that eventually became the Steelers. Bell served as the team’s first coach while Rooney handled operations.
Now you can commemorate Bell’s contributions by sporting his classic jersey. Find Bert Bell styles at the official Steelers Pro Shop online and at Heinz Field.
For a true to game look, go with a Nike Limited or Elite Bert Bell jersey. These premium jerseys mirror what the Steelers wear on the field with stitched twill numbers, letters, and logos.
While shopping, explore the full Steelers Jersey lineup featuring current stars like Cameron Heyward alongside legends like Jack Lambert and Lynn Swann.
Here are some key moments from Bert Bell’s foundation-building Steelers legacy:
- Teamed with Art Rooney to acquire NFL franchise rights in 1933
- Served as the team’s first head coach from 1933 to 1939
- Posted a record of 10-46-2 as Steelers coach through early struggles
- Helped develop the NFL Draft in 1935 to equalize talent
- Changed team name to the “Steelers” in 1940 to reflect Pittsburgh
- Later became NFL Commissioner and expanded the league nationwide
Honor Bell’s important role in the Steelers origin story by wearing his classic jersey. Feel the early beginnings of the storied franchise.
For premium quality, go with a Nike Limited or Elite Bert Bell jersey. Check sizing options to find a comfortable fit. Layer over hoodies and jackets when needed.
A custom historic jersey lets you match the 1930s style that Bell himself wore. Personalize any jersey with your own name and number.
Shop the Steelers Pro Shop online or on-site to find the perfect Bert Bell jersey to rep your Pittsburgh pride!