The death of Franco Harris only deepens the nostalgia for 'The Immaculate Reception'

Renowned Pittsburgh Steelers running back Franco Harris died Wednesday

The play occurred in Harris's rookie 12 months in 1972. Over the course of his career

 he could go directly to winning 4 outstanding bowls over the course of a decade with the team

as well as being crowned MVP of the Year. remarkable. Bowl IX, the team's first championship.

and be listed in the reputation hall for the first 12 months in which he is eligible.

He tastes the infamous handiwork and what makes it special.

In the waning seconds of the December 23, 1972 AFC divisional round playoff game between the Steelers 

and Oakland Raiders, Pittsburgh trailed 7-6 when quarterback Terry Bradshaw threw a jump ball downfield

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