The other season was in 1932.... 1941 was the second season of the third incarnation of the American Football League. 1974 was the first of two seasons for the World Football League. 1974 World Football League Standings. On September 23, 1974, they were rechristened the Shreveport Steamer. Prior to the 1952 season, New York Yanks owner Ted Collins sold his team back to the NFL. ! Their records were 9–11 in 1974 and 4–7–1 in 1975. And finally, the New York Stars moved to Charlotte after week thirteen, and became the Charlotte Hornets. If you reside in an EU member state besides UK, import VAT on this purchase is not recoverable. It completed a season and a half before folding. Playing a 20-game regular season schedule in 1974 – six games longer than the NFL's then 14-game slate – the WFL staged no exhibition games (although their teams did participate in preseason scrimmages). Being a Miami Dolphins fan, it was very difficult to watch three of the best players from the Dolphins leave the team for the WFL. An underfunded circuit which attempted to compete against the NFL, the WFL began its season during the summer. In the first round, the Hawaiians defeated the Sun 32-14 at Anaheim, Ca., and the Blazers defeated the Bell 18-3 at Orlando, Florida. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. On December 5, 1974 the WFL’s only championship game, The World Bowl took place. No visible wear, and all facets of. Over 50 minutes of the original broadcast Extremely RARE!! There were a number of changes that occurred during the second half of the season. Formed: 1973 Disbanded: October 22, 1975 First Game: July 10, 1974 Last Game: October 19, 1975 Seasons: 1.5 States: 13 (AL, CA, FL, HI, IL, LA, MI, NC, NY, OR, PA, TN, TX) Background. There were some changes prior to... 1938 was the second of only two seasons for the Eastern Football League. The 1974 season was the World Football League's 1st, and 14 teams competed in the league that year. In the divisional round, the Americans defeated the Hawaiians 22-19 at Birmingham, Alabama, and the Blazers defeated the Southmen 18-15 at Memphis, Tennessee. Copyright © 1995-2020 eBay Inc. All Rights Reserved. This amount is subject to change until you make payment. This amount is subject to change until you make payment. © 2020 justsportsstats.com - All rights reserved. Keeping pace with the craziness of the WFL’s first season the game was decided by a controversial touchdown. Personally, I don't have fond memories of the WFL. There were a number of changes that occurred during the second half of the season. Features the 1974 WFL season. It completed a season and a half before folding. The franchise, according to the WFL, was operated on a "play now, pay later" basis. 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Computer-Football-Data-Disks | ie9+ |. The Houston Texans moved to Shreveport after week twelve and became the Shreveport Steamer. The Birmingham Americans won the 1974 WFL championship. the item are flawless and intact. 1974 pro football teams, schedules, standings, ... Home Teams Players Coaches Drafts Awards Leaders Contact. View cart for details. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program, This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. 1974 World Football League Standings So, the Birmingham Americans would meet the Florida Blazers in the World Bowl on Thursday, December 5th, 1974. The season was to begin on Wednesday, July 10 and end on Wednesday, November 13. The league expanded to 16 teams with the addition of the New Orleans Saints. Although Miami was a good team in 1975, they were no longer a serious Super Bowl contender. card set - Series 1. 1974-75 World Football League Teams, Rosters and … The Texans played in Houston for 11 games, going 3-7-1. See the seller’s listing for full details and description of any imperfections. Something went wrong. After the 1974 NFL season, Larry Csonka, Jim Kiick, and Paul Warfield left the Miami Dolphins to join the Memphis Southmen of the WFL. Although the league's proclaimed ambition was to bring American football onto a worldwide stage, the farthest the WFL reached was placing a team – the Hawaiians – in Honolulu, Hawaii. The World Football League was a disastrous attempt to set up a fall-season rival to … Due to financial difficulties, both the Jacksonville Sharks and the Detroit Wheels folded after week fourteen. The team relocated to Shreveport on September 18, 1974. The league folded midway through its second season, in 1975. 1975 |, Birmingham Americans (1974) Birmingham Vulcans (1975) Charlotte Hornets (1974 - 1975) Chicago Fire (1974) Chicago Winds (1975) Detroit Wheels (1974) Florida Blazers (1974) Houston Texans (1974) Jacksonville Express (1975) Jacksonville Sharks (1974) Memphis Southmen (1974 - 1975) New York Stars (1974) Philadelphia Bell (1974 - 1975) Portland Storm (1974) Portland Thunder (1975) San Antonio Wings (1975) Shreveport Steamer (1974 - 1975) Southern California Sun (1974 - 1975) The Hawaiians (1974 - 1975). Fittingly, the Fire started out hot, winning their first four games and seven of their first nine. WFL by Season. 1974 Season. 1974 season. An underfunded circuit which attempted to compete against the NFL, the WFL began its season during the summer. A crowd of 32,376 attended the game at Birmingham’s Legion Field. In 1998, division winners in the AFC were New York, Jacksonville, and Denver, with the Wild-Cards going... CBS became the first network to televise some regular season games across the nation. In the playoffs, both Memphis and Birmingham received first-round byes. Of the two wild-card teams: the Charlotte Hornets and the Honolulu Hawaiians, Charlotte was forced to drop out due to financial difficulties, and so the Philadelphia Bell replaced them. 1974 WFL WFL 1974 was the first of two seasons for the World Football League. Due to financial difficulties, both the Jacksonville Sharks and the Detroit Wheels folded after week fourteen. Share on Facebook - opens in a new window or tab, Share on Twitter - opens in a new window or tab, Share on Pinterest - opens in a new window or tab, This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees. 1974 | 1975 | WFL Yearly Standings WFL Yearly Leaders. A new minor football league began play as the World Football Leaguein 2008 after acquiring the rights to its trademarks and i… World Football League began play in July of '74 with twelve franchises; the New York Stars, Florida Blazers, Jacksonville Sharks, Philadelphia Bell, Chicago Fire, Memphis Southmen, Birmingham Americans, Detroit Wheels, Southern California Sun, Houston Texans, Honolulu Hawaiians and the Portland Storm.