STEEL: What the Workers Want

STEEL What the Workers Want

In the steel mills and barrooms of Aliquippa, Pa., the men who make steel heatedly debate one subject. They beat it to pieces during Coke breaks in the fiery shadows of the open hearths, carry it into the Balkan Café and the Mill City Inn and Ernie's Steak House, hash it out in their homes. The crucial subject: the Pittsburgh Pirates, once the door mat of the National League but at week's end five games from first place.

Swinging through the humming steel towns of Pennsylvania last week, TIME Correspondent Jack Olsen...

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