#ThrowbackThursday: the Kansas City Chiefs

Kansas City, mo. - It's Throwback Thursday! In the spirit of all things Chiefs - we take a walk down memory lane.

Quick history lesson. Before the Chiefs were the Chiefs - they were in Dallas.
Their name? The Dallas Texans.

Part of the AFL league -- they moved to Kansas City in 1963. The rest - is Chief kingdom history.

Kicking things off - Fred Williamson

Nicknamed "the Hammer," he helped lead the Chiefs to Superbowl I. Williamson made headlines for saying he'd hammer his opponents on the Packers during the championship game.

Well, the Packers won that Superbowl.

Williamson is now an actor, producer and director. His last big screen appearance was in 2012's A Last Ounce Of Courage.

In 1970 the AFL Chiefs headed to New Orleans and dominated the NFL's Minnesota Vikings in Super Bowl IV.  A score of 23 to 7. This marked many firsts and last.

Chiefs Head Coach Hank Stram was miked up by NFL films. A first for the Superbowl and head coach. The half-time show featured a celebrity another first.

As for finals, this was the last  season before the AFL-NFL Merger and the last Superbowl win for the Chiefs.
 

But that could change this season. Go HERE for more Chiefs history.

 

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