This here's a real hockey town for sure. The boys up north think they're in heaven after they get here.

LIONEL CONACHER
Yellow Jackets Captain remarking on the city of Pittsburgh
The Yellow Jackets won the USAHA Championship in 1924 and 1925

• In 1925-26 the Yellow Jackets evolved into the City's first NHL team, the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Pittsburgh Yellow Jackets Jerseys
The Pittsburgh Yellow Jackets were formed in 1915. They evolved from amateur to semi-pro and are one the earliest organized teams in Pittsburgh.

The Yellow Jackets won the USAHA Championship in 1924 and 1925

They wore yellow wool jerseys with a "P" on the front of their jerseys in 1924 (RIGHT).

The Pittsburgh Press sports writer John McMahon once referred to the color of the home jerseys as a "dingy mustard yellow."

In 1925-26 the Yellow Jackets evolved into the City's first NHL team, the Pittsburgh Pirates.

The wool jerseys featured black felt lettering would become the Pirates first set of jerseys.





Roy "Shrimp" Worters lead the Yellow Jackets to the USAHA Championship in 1924 & 1925.


The team used the Pittsburgh's city crest emblems on the uniform sleeves.

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