As the Pittsburgh Steelers prepare to play the Indianapolis Colts, I once again started thinking about the differences between the two cities. Here are my top 10 reasons why Pittsburgh is better than Indianapolis.
#10) The Steelers are a Pittsburgh institution. The Colts are a Baltimore institution. Who wants a second-hand team? Advantage: Pittsburgh.
#9) Pittsburgh was once known as the most important city in the world. Indianapolis was once known as the most important city in Indiana Indianapolis. Advantage: Pittsburgh.
#8) Pittsburgh is surrounded by scenic hills and valleys. Indianapolis is surrounded by corn. Advantage: Pittsburgh.
#7) Pittsburgh’s baseball team is better than Indianapolis’ (I don’t get to say that often, so I had to take advantage of the opportunity). Advantage: Pittsburgh.
#6) The most famous person from Indianapolis is Dan Quayle. Huge advantage: Pittsburgh.
#5) At least Pittsburgh’s founders took the time to give it an original name. Indianapolis’ founders just called it a metropolis of Indiana. What if Pittsburgh were called Pennsylvaniapolis? Stupid, isn’t it? Advantage: Pennsylvaniapolis.
#4) Pittsburgh has been voted “America’s Most Livable City” several times. Indianapolis has been voted “Best truck stop while driving to Chicago”. Advantage: Pittsburgh.
#3) The Pitt Panthers basketball team could beat the Indiana Pacers. Advantage: Pittsburgh
#2) The most famous event in Indianapolis history was made irrelevant by Nascar. Disadvantage: Indianapolis.
#1) Five is better than one. Checkmate!!!!! Ultimate advantage: Pittsburgh!!!
As you can see, the evidence is incontrovertible. Pittsburgh is definitely better than Indianapolis. And the Steelers are going to prove it on Sunday. Go Steelers!!!!
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