Did the Pittsburgh Steelers invent towels?


Well-Known Member
Sep 6, 2007
no my friend, they did not. they also were not the first team to have their fans don them at the games, that was the miami dolphins with the "horrible hanky"


Well-Known Member
Dec 29, 2007
If you mean rally towels, then no. They have the most memorable, but Myron Cope himself even said that the one who inspired him was E.A. Diddle, coach of the Western Kentucky University basketball team.

@pack4an: Yes, the company that produces Terrible Towels is based in Wisconsin.


Active Member
Jul 18, 2009
nope this was on ESPN a while ago but i forgot who if not mistaken i think it came from here in Wisconsin someone correct me if im wrong or maybe we make them for the Steelers