Tag Archives: 1960

The buckin’ Broncos come out of the gate!

Joining the AFL in 1960 the Denver Broncos became an official pro football team when Bob Howsam was granted the franchise.  The team’s name was contrived through a naming contest via the people of Denver in 1960.  For most of … Continue reading

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The Buffalo Teds? No, the Buffalo Bills!

In the early 1900’s there were several attempts to start a pro football team in the Buffalo area.  There were the Buffalo Niagaras,  the Buffalo All-Americans, the Buffalo Indians and the Buffalo Bisons.  In the 1950’s there was a team … Continue reading

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Cowboy up! Dallas gets a football team.

The year was 1960 when the Dallas Cowboys were born.  It was supposed to be a simple process of applying for and getting an expansion team since there were no NFL teams south of Washington, DC at the time.  It … Continue reading

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Dominos Pizza Delivers…a bit of trivia

The official beginning of Domino’s Pizza as it is known today was 1965. Originally, this pizza joint was known as Dominick’s and started out of Ypsilanti, Michigan in 1960. The restaurant was bought for under 1000 dollars by the Monaghan … Continue reading

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