Monthly Archives: February 2018

San Diego’s Glory Years – the 1960s

While the outright rage of the Chargers leaving town seems to have mellowed a bit, there is still a constant and strong anti-Chargers sentiment throughout San Diego.  It is a sad situation, but completely understandable considering how the team left, and has hardly even attempted to look back.

San Diego Union-Tribune reporter, Tom Krasovic, recently penned a great piece in which he stated the 1960s as the glory days of sport in San Diego.  PCL baseball, the Chargers, Don Coryell at San Diego State, not to mention the multiple other San Diego-based stars in the worlds of gold, tennis, sailing, etc.  It must have been something. read more

Johnny Robinson for the Pro Football Hall of Fame!!!

Hello Tales Readers,

We are doing something new and exciting.  We have posted a petition to Tales that supports Johnny Robinson for the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and are going to be spreading the word far, wide and repeatedly, between now and the next voting session this coming summer.  Before the voters gather to select their next round of Veteran Nominees, the results of the petition will be shared with members of the committee, and they will be shown just how many people believe that Johnny Robinson DESERVES induction. read more

Talk of Fame Network – Otis Taylor for Hall of Fame?

Ron Borges, Rick Gosselin and Clark Judge get it.  They are all longtime football writers, and all three have hall of fame votes.  Fortunately for us, they appreciate the history of the AFL as well.  Recently on their site, the Talk of Fame Network, Rick Gosselin posted an article titled State Your Case: Why WR Otis Taylor Deserves a Look from Canton.

The summary as stated by a HoF voter?  Otis Taylor deserves enshrinement… as do Charlie Hennigan and Lionel Taylor. read more