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Pitt alumni look back on 60 years of The O

The famed 60-year-old Oakland restaurant had an empty storefront on Saturday evening.

By Ashton Crawley, Senior Staff Writer

April 29, 2020

The shop, founded in May 1960, was famous for its hot dogs and gigantic stacks of fries that were comfort food to many generations of Pitt students.

Forbes Field phenomenon: Remembering the last flagless football game

The NFL’s last flagless game occured in 1940 at the since-demolished Forbes Field. (Image via Wikimedia Commons)

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

September 12, 2018

More than 70 years have gone by since the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Philadelphia Eagles 7-3 in the NFL's last game without penalties.

Posvar Hall home to former ‘heart of Pittsburgh,’ Forbes Field

Posvar Hall home to former 'heart of Pittsburgh,' Forbes Field

By Andrew Fishman / Staff Writer

April 2, 2014

While beautiful PNC Park is perennially ranked among the best places to watch a baseball game, the Pittsburgh Pirates spent some of their most successful years playing at a location much closer to Pitt students’ hearts — Forbes Field, where colossal Posvar Hall now stands.A photograph within the massive,...

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