Talks About New Franchise – Miami Dolphins

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HOUSTON, Tex., Sept. 15 — TALKS ABOUT NEW FRANCHISE — Joe Robbie, left, as he talked with newsmen about the American Football League club going into Miami, Florida.  He told newsmen that the first thing on the docket was to hire a scout or someone that could start looking for football players to stock the new club.  At right is John Breen, Houston Oiler director of player personnel, who attended the news conference. (AP Wirephoto) 1965

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3 Responses to Talks About New Franchise – Miami Dolphins

  1. Tim Tryjankowski says:

    I think the story was that Ralph Wilson paid $25,000 for the Buffalo franchise in 1960..now worth over $805 million..

    Anybody know what Robie paid to get the Dolphins into the league in 1970 ?

    and what is their current worth today.. nice investing !

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