1920 APFA season

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1920 National Football League season
Preseason n/a
Regular Season September 26-December 19, 1920
Postseason n/a
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The 1920 APFA season was the inaugural season of the American Professional Football Association, renamed the National Football League in 1922. The league was formed on August 20, 1920, by independent professional American football teams from Ohio, all of whom had previously played in the Ohio League or New York Pro Football League (NYPFL). At the meeting, they first called their new league the American Professional Football Conference. A second organizational meeting was held in Canton on September 17, adding more teams to the league, and at the meeting, the name of the league became the American Professional Football Association. Four other teams also joined the Association during the year. Meanwhile, Jim Thorpe of the Canton Bulldogs was named the APFA's first president but continued to play for the team.

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Week Date Teams Venue
Week 5 October 24, 1920 Rock Island Independents vs. Chicago Cardinals Douglas Park
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