Mar 5, 1960

News
  • Oakland general manager Chet Soda said the team would play five preseason games, none of which would be at home
  • The team announced it had already received 3,000 applications for season tickets

Transactions
  • The team signed free agent George Washington University quarterback Ed Hino

In Print

“Oakland to Start New AFL Player Draft Next Week”, Scotty Stirling, Oakland Tribune

Subhead: “AFL to Close League Meet Here Today”

Tags: Joe Foss, Chet Soda, Barron Hilton, Lamar Hunt, Jack Curtice

“Oakland Gets 35 Players”, Darrell Wilson, San Francisco Chronicle

Subhead: “New Pro Grid Loop Awaits Big TV Deal”

Tags: Eddie Erdelatz (quote), Chet Soda (quote), Joe Foss (quote), Jack Curtice

“Oakland’s AFL Club Gets Help”, Bob Brachman, San Francisco Examiner

Tags: Joe Foss, Eddie Erdelatz (quote), Chet Soda (quote)

“AFL Nears TV, Slates Solution”, San Francisco Examiner

Tags: Joe Foss


Coaches  
NameRoleAcquired
Eddie ErdelatzHead CoachHired Feb 9, 1960
Marty FeldmanDefensive LineHired Mar 1, 1960
Ernie JorgeOffensive LineHired Feb 10, 1960
 Quarterbacks      
NoNamePosAgeHtWtSchoolAcquired
Fran CurciQB225’9″160Miami FLAwarded by AFL Mar 3, 1960
Ed HinoQB215’11”185George WashingtonFree agent Mar 5, 1960
Sam McCordQB275’10”185East Texas StAwarded by AFL Mar 3, 1960
 Running Backs      
NoNamePosAgeHtWtSchoolAcquired
George BlanchHB22190TexasAwarded by AFL Mar 3, 1960
Purcell DanielsHB6-2205PepperdineAwarded by AFL Mar 3, 1960
 Offensive Line      
NoNamePosAgeHtWtSchoolAcquired
Cloyd BoyetteOL246-2250Texas SouthernAwarded by AFL Mar 3, 1960
Willie BoykinT266-4245Michigan StAwarded by AFL Mar 3, 1961
Jim OttoC226-2225Miami FLAwarded by AFL Mar 3, 1962
Bob ParkerOL225-11215East Texas StAwarded by AFL Mar 3, 1963
Jim WoodardOLLamarAwarded by AFL Mar 3, 1964
 Receivers      
NoNamePosAgeHtWtSchoolAcquired
Dan EdgingtonE226-2190FloridaAwarded by AFL Mar 3, 1960
Don NortonE226-1180IowaAwarded by AFL Mar 3, 1961
Gene PrebolaE216-3215Boston UnivAwarded by AFL Mar 3, 1962
 Defensive Line      
NoNamePosAgeHtWtSchoolAcquired
Carmen CavalliDE226’4″245RichmondAssigned by AFL Mar 3, 1960