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Today is the fortieth anniversary of the Immaculate Reception, one of the more celebrated/deplored plays in NFL history (depending on your perspective).  For a look at what led to that December afternoon moment against the Raiders and some of the controversy surrounding the play, check out this Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article.  Happy happy day for the Stillers!  [Also: for Seinfeld fans out there, Happy Festivus—the Festivus for the rest of us!]

Stamp details:
Issued on: November 18, 1999
From: New York, NY
Designed by: Howard Paine
Illustrated by: Kazuhiko Sano
SC #3189e

Stamp on bottom:
Issued on: May 2, 2000
From: Escondido, CA
Designed by: Howard Paine
Illustrated by: Drew Struzan
SC #3191c 

(Source: arago.si.edu)

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