JANUARY 28, 1960

Stone, Ron
January 1984
Book of Texas Days;1984, p19
The article provides historical facts related to the National Football League (NFL) franchise in Dallas, Texas. When the NFL decided to expand in an effort to blunt the new American Football League, Dallas was chosen as a Southern battleground. Dallas already had Lamar Hunt's Texans, and on January 28, 1960, at the league meetings in Florida, the NFL awarded a franchise to Clint Murchison Jr. and Bedford Wynne.


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