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History Center announces "An Immaculate Reception"

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From a release put out by the Heinz History Center ...

An Immaculate Reception: The 40th Anniversary of the NFL’s Greatest Play

Sat. Dec. 22 – 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

The History Center will commemorate the play that changed Pittsburgh sports history with a special public event on Sat. Dec. 22 titled, “An Immaculate Reception: The 40th Anniversary of the NFL’s Greatest Play.”

The event will include the screening of a new NFL Films documentary along with special appearances by members of the 1972 Steelers team, including Franco Harris, John “Frenchy” Fuqua, Andy Russell, Rocky Bleier, and more. Also scheduled to appear are fans involved in the play, including Jim Baker, who owns the Immaculate Reception game ball that is currently on display in the Gridiron Glory exhibition, and Sharon Levosky, who helped to launch the name of the “Immaculate Reception” on Myron Cope’s radio show.

This event is expected to sell out and a limited number of tickets will be available for purchase beginning on Dec. 5 at 12:00 p.m. (noon). Tickets are $40 for adults and $30 for History Center members. All tickets include admission to Gridiron Glory and all History Center exhibitions. To purchase tickets beginning Dec. 5, please visit www.showclix.com or call 1-888-71-TICKETS.

The History Center asks all visitors to respect the guests in attendance and adhere to the History Center’s No Autographs policy.

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