Category Archives: Los Angeles Chargers

Los Angeles Chargers Season Ticket Brochure

As the Chargers have returned to Los Angeles and are doing what they can to drum up a following among Angelinos, I thought it would be interesting to post the notes of a season ticket brochure that the team distributed during their inaugural season of 1960.  Just $4 for a single game ticket, and $40 for a season pass in their first season, and yet the team averaged just 15,000 fans per game in 1960.  That is 15,000 fans, not necessarily 15,000 paid fans. read more

KGTV Interview on Chargers Possible Move

As most everyone has heard by now, the Chargers have been granted the NFL’s blessing to follow the Rams back to Los Angeles.  Whether they follow through with that move is up in the air due to Chargers owner Dean Spanos not being granted the opportunity that he had hoped for in Carson.  Either way, the possibility of the Chargers leaving San Diego, their home for the last 55 years, has had a profound affect on fans of the team. read more

Interview with Chargers & Bills Paul Maguire

This week has been a great one for interviewing AFL players.  First it was the Jets’ Don Maynard, and then today I spoke with longtime Chargers and Bills punter/linebacker, Paul Maguire.

While he is known better by younger generations as an ESPN commentator, Maguire was one of just 20 players to be with an AFL team for the league’s entire 10-year run.  He was an excellent punter, and mostly reserve linebacker who has the distinction of having played in six AFL championship games (1960, 1961, 1963, 1964, 1965 & 1966), and being, according to himself, the only player to win three consecutive league championships. read more

The Los Angeles Chargers

There was a lot of talk in December about the San Diego Chargers possibly moving to Los Angeles for the 2015 season.  As to be expected, several references were made to the 1960 Chargers, who in fact did play their home games in Los Angeles.

The Mile High Report took a look back at that 1960 season, and why the Chargers moved to San Diego.

LOOKING WAY BACK AT THE LOS ANGELES CHARGERS

Former AFL Charger & Titan Charlie Flowers Dies

Charlie Flowers, a former Los Angeles Chargers and New York Titans running back died Sunday night, at the age of 77.  An obituary can be found below.

OLE MISS GREAT CHARLIE FLOWERS DIES