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Vintage USFL & WFL Shirt Hat (5) Lot Birmingham Stallions, Hawaiians & Memphis SouthmenGo Back
Winning Bid: $165.00
Winning Bid: $165.00
Auction ends: September 27, 2020 12:20 AM
Total price with Buyers Premium: $198.00
Bids count: 4
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Presented is a collection of vintage USFL and WFL clothing items. They are of the era of the team and the lot features (5) items and includes: WFL Hawaiians polo shirt brown – [size] XL by Mojave (shows pilling near collar); WFL Hawaiians shorts well worn by Champion XXL (44); WFL Memphis Southmen tee shirt [size] M by Belton; USFL Birmingham Stallions half sleeve ringer style shirt [XL] the Knits tagging in collar and Birmingham Stallions hat [size] XL
History on the teams represented:
The Birmingham Stallions were a franchise in the United States Football League, an attempt to establish a second professional league of American football in the United States in competition with the National Football League. They played their home games at Birmingham, Alabama’s Legion Field. They competed in all three USFL seasons, 1983–1985. During their run, they were one of the USFL’s more popular teams, and seemed to have a realistic chance of being a viable venture had the USFL been better run.
The Hawaiians were a professional American football team based in Honolulu that played in the World Football League. They played two seasons, 1974 and 1975. Their records were 9–11 in 1974 and 4–7–1 in 1975. Their home stadium was Honolulu Stadium in 1974 and Aloha Stadium in 1975. The best known player to play for the Hawaiians was former Dallas Cowboys running back Calvin Hill, though quarterback Jim Fassel became better known as a head coach decades later. The Hawaiians head coach was Michael Giddings who guided the Hawaiians through both the 1974 and 1975 World Football League seasons.
The Memphis Southmen, also known as the Memphis Grizzlies, were an American football team based in Memphis, Tennessee. They played in the World Football League (WFL), which operated in 1974 and 1975. They played their home games at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium.