|DEC ||Stan Bergstein of Gaming Today writes about how Art Rooney Sr.'s $2,500 investment in the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1933 turned into $128 million buyout windfalls for four of his sons with a fifth still owning the team. Bergstein talks about how Rooney was one of five great Steel City "unknockables," universally loved men from the 'burgh. The others are Stan Musial, Perry Como, Joe Namath and Arnold Palmer.|
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Arnold Palmer Accepts Deacon Palmer Award from PGA of America
The PGA of America has established the Deacon Palmer Award, named after Arnold Palmer's late father who overcame personal obstacles to succeed as a PGA Professional. The inaugural award was bestowed posthumously upon Deacon Palmer and accepted by Arnold Palmer, whose only coach was his late father.
Cessna Jet Pilots Association Honors Palmer
The Cessna Jet Pilots Association made Arnold Palmer just the third inductee into its Citation Hall of Honor at its annual dinner Saturday, September 20, at The Greenbrier resort in West Virginia.