Jan 18, 1960

  • Still another group, anonymous for now, had come upon the scene and had conferred with Barron Hilton about applying for a franchise

  • According to Hilton, the new group was ready to pony up the $25,000 application fee and would countenance playing in San Francisco on a temporary basis, if necessary

  • The AFL said the signing rights to the players drafted by the Minneapolis/St. Paul franchise last fall would be transferred to the new team
In Print

“New Finance Group Seeks Pro Grid Club”, Scotty Stirling, Oakland Tribune

Subhead: “New Pro Grid Club to Get Twin Cities Player Drafts”

Tags: Ted Harrer, George Jacopetti (quote), Barron Hilton (quote), Los Angeles Chargers, stadium, Clark Kerr, Clifford Rishell, Lamar Hunt, Joe Foss, Dale Hackbart, Don Norton, Abner Haynes, Frank Leahy (quote)