Jan 20, 1960

News
  • The members of the latest group to show interest in landing a team were auto dealers Bill Jackson and Ed Goldie

  • Pro football Hall of Famer and former Stanford great Ernie Nevers was rumored to be the general manager choice of a Jackson/Goldie team

  • The Jackson/Goldie group was said to have at least ten other members who were prepared to provide financial backing

  • Barron Hilton and Oakland mayor Clifford Rishell were looking into whether the Harrer group could be merged with the Jackson/Goldie group
In Print

“AFL Club Backers May Merge”, Scotty Stirling, Oakland Tribune

Subhead: “Unified Effort Sought”

Subhead: “Two Groups Set Merger in AFL Bid”

Tags: Ted Harrer, Bill Jackson, Ed Goldie, Barron Hilton, Ernie Nevers, Clifford Rishell, stadium

“Twin Cities to Get AFL Franchise?”, George Eberl, Hayward Daily Review

Subhead: “Hayward, Oakland Hopes Keyed to L.A. Meeting Tomorrow”

Tags: Lamar Hunt, Vern Blichfeldt (quote), Barron Hilton, Los Angeles Chargers, Walter Burnes, Ernie Nevers, Ted Harrer, George Jacopetti

“Nevers Heads New Oakland AFL Body”, Bill Mulligan, San Francisco Examiner

Tags: Barron Hilton, Los Angeles Chargers, Ernie Nevers, Ted Harrer, George Jacopetti, Frank Leahy (quote)