Daily Archives: January 15, 2014

1963 Super Bowl Match-Up

We have discussed the possibilities of “Pre-Super Bowl Games” in the past.  In fact, very soon we will be featuring a special series of articles on such a match up by noted AFL author and historian, Dave Steidel.  In this piece, Buzz Ponce, author of Finding Frank, explores a potential match-up between the ’63 Bears and Chargers, always a favorite subject!!

When the San Diego Chargers belatedly honored the team’s only championship on December 1 in half-time ceremonies at Qualcomm Stadium, it marked not only an anniversary date, but also raised a bold and brash question: Could the champions of the upstart American Football League in 1963, the Chargers, beat the champs of the venerated National Football League—the storied Monsters of the Midway—the Chicago Bears? read more