Art Rooney’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jan 27, 1901

Death Date

Aug 25, 1988

Age of Death

87 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Aug 25, 1988


Sports Executive

The sports executive Art Rooney died at the age of 87. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Founding owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers who was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1964.

Had two children with Kathleen McNulty.



“Nobody feels any worse than I do about losing.” (Art Rooney)


“Sportswriters. They were all my friends. They were racetrack guys and so was I.” (Art Rooney)


“Once I had a steel job for half of a day. I never went back to collect my pay.” (Art Rooney)