Saturday, July 21, 2012

We fly just like birds of a feather

Pirates challenging for the division and Pittsburgh reaching a new employment peak. Just like the news (strike that.. the lack of news) yesterday.  It's like 1979 all over again.

1979?

Yes, despite the curious mythos of the 1970's*  it really was on February 1, 1979 that you had this story about how Pittsburgh was reaching a new all-time employment peak.   

It was quite a year.  A Superbowl (XIII), a superbowl season (leading to IV in Jan 1980), a World Series... and a new all time employment peak. Back then we at least noticed in passing the employment mark:



* You know what is kind of funny...  Google "Cliff Stoudt" and see what you get.

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