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Actor Paul Rudd shows off his 1970s Steelers knowledge

Tim Benz
Steelers quarterback Terry Bradshaw winds up to fire a pass during Super Bowl XIII against the Dallas Cowboys on Jan. 21, 1979, in Miami. Bradshaw fired four touchdown passes and shattered two Super Bowl passing records in leading the Steelers to a 35-31 win over the Cowboys. At left, is Steelers Franco Harris and at right Cowboys Thomas Henderson (56). (AP file)

So you think you know your Steelers of the 1970s? Do you think you know them better than … “Ant-Man”?

Actor Paul Rudd is doing a media tour in advance of his new movie: “Ant-Man and The Wasp.” He was on Rich Eisen’s sports show to give a little publicity to the film. It is getting released July 6.

Rudd is widely associated with being a Kansas City sports fan. But in his formative years, he actually grew up a huge fan of the 1970s Super Steelers.

Apparently one of Ant-Man’s super powers is a remarkable memory of uniform numbers.

Well done, Kunu. I wasn’t all that impressed until he busted out Theo Bell and immediately called for clarification on Ernie Holmes’ No. 63. Then I knew he wasn’t messing around. If Paul is up for the challenge, I’m pretty sure I could still take him. But he’d be a worthy foe.

Now let’s see how many Paul Rudd movies I can name without checking IMDB: “This is 40.” Knocked Up.” “This is the End.” “40-year-old Virgin.”

How am I doing so far?

“Reno 911!” “Anchor Man.” “Forgetting Sarah Marshall” …

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