To say the least, that's a ton of money. That record was tied on November 26, 2017 by Pittsburgh Steelers kicker Chris Boswell in a game-winning effort over the Green Bay Packers with 4 seconds remaining in the game, resulting in a 31–28 win. Saved from [25] Of the glass used in the stadium's design, Lehman said, "The glass is a more modern building element, which ties into a lot of the buildings in [Downtown] Pittsburgh and gives great views of the surrounding areas. Sitting close to the Pittsburgh Panthers Football and Pittsburgh … Most people (except for alumni and Pitt fans) don't know that Pitt Stadium used to exist, unless you're told on the Pitt tour that the Petersen Events Center is built where Pitt Stadium used to stand. But more importantly, there was such a strong, tangible feeling of school spirit and loyalty to Pitt. The seating was put in place by the summer of 2015. As of 2018, the Pittsburgh Steelers have sold out every home game since the 1972 season. This new ticketing option allows fans the opportunity to watch the game from various vantage points in Heinz Field with different seats each game. The two-tiered stadium offers more intimacy than many NFL venues, with natural grass, great sight lines and a wide-open view of the football action set against the beautiful backdrop of downtown Pittsburgh. Since the Panthers moved to Heinz Field, attendance for games has been varied, ranging from an average high of 59,197 people per game for the 2003 season to a low of 33,315 in 2007. It's an amazing facility to watch football in, except for one point: Heinz Field isn't on Pitt's Oakland campus. So here are some ideas that I've seen that I think would be perfect for any relationship, whether you're together or apart. The next thing I wanted to check was the stadium. On October 7, 2018, the Steelers won their 100th regular season game at Heinz Field with a record of 100-38-1 at that point. Jun 18, 2012 - Pitt Stadium - Old Home Of the University Of Pittsburgh Panthers Football team; Oakland, Pennsylvania -circa 1992 -film photograph -stadium demolished December 1999 [23] For the 2010 season, season ticket prices for Panthers games range from a maximum of $295 per club seat with required donations per seat between $250 and $500 depending on location, to as low as $87 per seat with no required donation for upper end zone sections. The diagonal white lines in the South end zone during the college portion of the season began in this year too, with “Steelers” being added after Pitt has played their final home game of the year. I don't want no FieldTurf. If the only way to see Pitt play were in Oakland (and if the football team played better), maybe less seats would be left empty. That grass—you know, the soft Heinz Field—might've helped a little bit. [28] In addition, a statue of a Pitt Panther over a paved depiction of Pitt's Cathedral of Learning was placed outside Gate A. PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The 2019 Steelers season is just around the corner, and that means thousands of fans will be headed to the North Shore for football action. The 2003 season was the last year to date which contained “PITTSBURGH” and “Steelers” in black words with athletic gold outlines in both end zones. Super long, right? Hopefully, in fifteen years or so, Pitt will get its act together and rebuild a stadium of its own. PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Now that fans are once again allowed inside Heinz Field, the Panthers have announced they will be welcoming season ticket holders and Pitt students back into the stadium. [83] In February 2008, the Steelers announced that they would keep the Desso GrassMaster surface. These 4 dynamic and awe-inspiring women taught us that age is indeed nothing more than a number and that we can set out to accomplish anything our heart desires at any time. It ended in an 8–0 victory for the United States, in their first match since winning the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup, and set a new attendance record for a standalone women's friendly in the U.S. with 44,028 spectators.[62]. The Pete is here to stay, so a new football stadium would have to be built on current neighborhoods, thus causing a problem of what would happen with all those residents. Packer & Durham Hour 3: Alan Saunders, Pitt Sports News Now. But if you read this and are interested in soldiering on, check out Part II and Part III.) [80] While Gene Upshaw, head of the National Football League Players' Association, also criticized the field citing a 2006 survey of NFL players that ranked Heinz Field as the second worst field in the league.