1969 Baltimore Colts Season

1969 Baltimore Colts Season

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Indianapolis Colts are a professional American football team based in Indianapolis, Indiana. They are currently members of the South Division of the American Football Conference in the National Football League. The club was officially founded in Baltimore, Maryland in 1953, but can trace its history to the Dayton Triangles, a founding member of the NFL that was originally created in 1913. After a series of changes, it assumed the name Baltimore Colts, replacing a previous team of that name that folded in 1950. Playing at Baltimore's Memorial Stadium, the Colts became the first NFL team to have cheerleaders. The 1969 Baltimore Colts season was the 17th season for the team in the National Football League. The Baltimore Colts finished the National Football League's 1969 season with a record of 8 wins, 5 losses and 1 tie. They finished second in the Western Conference's Coastal division. Coach Don Shula was let go after the season, a disappointing one many attributed to the hangover of losing to the heavy-underdog Jets in the Super Bowl the year before. It is one of the first instances of a Super Bowl hangover - in which the team that lost a Super Bowl underperforms a year later.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 163g
  • Acu Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136530082
  • 9786136530086