Jan 17, 1960

  • Miami was eliminated from the running for an AFL franchise

  • Ted Harrer had reportedly relented on his requirement that a team he invested in would have to play in the East Bay immediately
In Print

“Hopes for Local Pro Team Soar”, Scotty Stirling, Oakland Tribune

Subhead: “Atlanta Is Only Other Club in Race”

Tags: George Jacopetti (quote), Ted Harrer, Clifford Rishell (quote), Clark Kerr, stadium, William Knowland, Glenn Seaborg

“AFL Atlanta Swing Hinges on the City”, Al Thomy, Atlanta Constitution

Tags: Lamar Hunt, Joe Fine, Arthur Harris, Bill Finch, Jim Clay (quote), Lee Field, Jack Summers, William Knight