AFL to Arrowhead : Four Decades of Chiefs History and Trivia by Mark Stallard

By Mark Stallard

Hint the heritage of the Kansas urban Chiefs. attempt your Chiefs wisdom with minutiae questions about avid gamers and coaches from Len Dawson and Hank Stram.

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Maybe there was enough interest nationwide to form a new league. Lamar Hunt July 31-The Texans play their first game ever, an exhibition win over the Raiders, 20-13. August 25-The AFL adopts a league resolution to have player names on the back of their jerseys. September 9-First game of the AFL. Denver defeats Boston, 13-10. September 10-The Texans lose their first game to the Chargers in Los Angeles, 21-20. November 24-Abner Haynes racks up 157 yards rushing against the Titans in New York, but the Texans still lose, 41-35.

1967 January 1-AFL Champs again. Playing in frigid conditions, the Chiefs roll past the Bills in Buffalo, 31-7, and capture the AFL championship. Mike Garrett scores two touchdowns and Len Dawson throws a couple of touchdown passes to lead the offense. I smashed him on the head and they missed a first down by inches. . Fred Williamson after 1966 AFL Title game January 15-Super Sunday Number One. The Chiefs take their place in history as the first AFL representative in what is now called Super Bowl I, but that's all they take as the Packers soundly defeat them, 35-10.

Also, thank you to Nelson Elliott and the entire staff at Addax Publishing. Kristin Eshelman and the staff of the Kansas Collection at the University of Kansas set me free among a treasure of negatives. Her cheerful help was invaluable. Bern Ketchum and Jonell Muckenthaler at The Topeka Capital-Journal deserve many accolades for helping me. Special thanks to Tommy Brooker, ol' number 81, for his extra effort in supplying much needed material. Others who helped with photos include: Curt Floerchinger of The Kansas City Star, Kevin Rettig at Corbis-Bettmann, Charles E.

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