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'''Pittsburgh''' is a large city located in [[Pennsylvania]], [[United States of America]], on the planet [[Earth]].
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'''Pittsburgh''' was a large city located in [[Pennsylvania]], [[United States of America]], on the planet [[Earth]].
   
== History ==
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[[Selma Guitierrez]], a [[MACO]] with the [[Enterprise (NX-01)|''Enterprise'' (NX-01)]] was raised in Pittsburgh after being born in [[Minnesota]]. ({{n|ENT|Last Full Measure|The Good That Men Do}})
The city is situated at the point where the [[Allegheny River]] and the [[Monongahela River]] meet to form the [[Ohio River]]. The city was founded on November 25th, 1758 by General John Forbes when the [[British]] forces captured the [[French]] outpost of Fort Duquesne during the [[French and Indian War]] ([[Seven Years' War]]). Between the 1850s and the 1980s, Pittsburgh became a major industrial center. The largest manufactured material in the city was [[steel]]. It was the steel that helped build some of the largest structures on Earth during the [[20th century]]. The city was also a hotbed for sports. One of the sports in the city was [[baseball]]. The [[Homestead Grays]] were a professional baseball team in the Negro Leagues that played in one of the city's suburbs. [[Benjamin Sisko]] (who is a fan of baseball) can be seen wearing a Grays ballcap in ([[Star Trek: Deep Space Nine|''DS9'']] [[episode]]: "[[Emissary]]"). [[Selma Guitierrez]], a [[MACO]] with the [[Enterprise (NX-01)|''Enterprise'' (NX-01)]] was raised in Pittsburgh after being born in [[Minnesota]]. ({{n|ENT|Last Full Measure|The Good That Men Do}})
 
   
== People ==
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[[Benjamin Sisko]], a baseball fan, owned and wore a baseball cap belonging to the [[Homestead Grays]], a team in the city in the early to mid-[[20th century]], on occasion.([[Star Trek: Deep Space Nine|''DS9'']] [[episode]]: "[[Emissary]]")
There are several Star Trek actors and people affiliated with the franchise who grew up in the city of Pittsburgh.
 
They include:
 
*Frank Gorshin - played [[Bele]] in ([[Star Trek: The Original Series|''TOS'']] [[episode]]: "[[Let That Be Your Last Battlefield]]")
 
*Randy Pausch - famous CMU professor who was given a small role in ''[[Star Trek (film)|Star Trek]]''
 
*Zachary Quinto - played [[Spock]] in ''[[Star Trek (film)|Star Trek]]''
 
   
== Connections ==
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==External links==
*{{memoryalpha|Pittsburgh}}
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*{{Wikipedia|Pittsburgh}}
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* {{Wikipedia}}
   
 
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Revision as of 16:35, January 23, 2008

Pittsburgh was a large city located in Pennsylvania, United States of America, on the planet Earth.

Selma Guitierrez, a MACO with the Enterprise (NX-01) was raised in Pittsburgh after being born in Minnesota. (ENT novels: Last Full Measure, The Good That Men Do)

Benjamin Sisko, a baseball fan, owned and wore a baseball cap belonging to the Homestead Grays, a team in the city in the early to mid-20th century, on occasion.(DS9 episode: "Emissary")

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