Jan 29, 1960

News
  • An unofficial report out of Dallas said that initial voting among AFL owners leaned toward Atlanta with a 6-1 margin

  • The league’s bylaws required unanimous approval to enact a decision
In Print

“Atlanta Backing Grows in AFL”, UPI, Hayward Daily Review

Subhead: “Oakland Reported Fading; Pro Grid War On Over Dallas”

Tags: Joe Foss (quote), Lamar Hunt, Dallas Texans, Los Angeles Chargers

“Atlanta Leads AFL Club Voting”, UPI, Oakland Tribune

Subhead: “Oakland Bid Trails in AFL Berth Voting”

Tags: Joe Foss (quote), Lamar Hunt, Dallas Texans, Los Angeles Chargers

“Youell Appeals for S.F. Stadium Aid”, Oakland Tribune

Tags: Frank Youell (quote), George Christopher, Clifford Rishell

“Officials Back Oakland Pro Football Bid”, Oakland Tribune

Tags: Clifford Rishell (quote), George Miller (quote), William Sparling (quote), William Knowland (quote), Robert Osborne, Walter Haas, Joe Foss (quote), stadium

“Mayor Raps Christopher: East Bay Bid Leading”, Darrell Wilson, San Francisco Chronicle

Subhead: “Oakland Mayor Rips S.F. in AFL Beef”

Tags: George Christopher, Frank Youell (quote), Clifford Rishell, Robert Osborne, Walter Haas (quote), Joe Foss, stadium

“Now It’s Open Warfare at the Ol’ Dallas Corral”, Jesse Outlar, Atlanta Constitution

Tags: Lamar Hunt, HL Hunt, Clint Murchison, Bedford Wynne, Joe Foss (quote), Estes Kefauver

“Bulletin”, San Francisco Examiner