Akron Vulcans

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Akron Vulcans
First Season
1966
Team History
Akron Vulcans (1967)
Brooklyn Dodgers (1966)
Conference/Division
Continental Football League (1966-67)
  • North Division (1967)
  • Eastern Division (1966)
Venue
Rubber Bowl (1967)
Downing Stadium (1966)

The Akron Vulcans were a professional American football team based in Akron, Ohio. Founded on April 30, 1966 as the Brooklyn Dodgers, the franchise was given the rights to players from the folded Rhode Island Indians franchise. The team moved to Ohio after just one season. The Vulcans lasted just four games into the 1967 CoFL season.

Publications

Programs by season

1960s

Week Date Opponent Venue
1966
Brooklyn Dodgers
preseason August 15 vs. Hartford Charter Oaks Downing Stadium
Week 2 August 27 vs. Orlando Panthers Downing Stadium
Week 3 September 3 at Hartford Charter Oaks Dillon Stadium
Week 4 September 10 at Montreal Beavers Autostade
Week 6 September 24 vs. Philadelphia Bulldogs Downing Stadium
Week 8 October 8 at Norfolk Neptunes Foreman Field
Week 13 November 13 at Norfolk Neptunes Foreman Field
Week 14 November 19 vs. Toronto Rifles Memorial Field
1967
Akron Vulcans
Week 1 August 26 vs. Toronto Rifles Rubber Bowl
Week 3 September 9 at Hartford Charter Oaks Dillon Stadium
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Venues Anaheim Stadium • Dillon Stadium • Hughes Stadium • Laidley Field • Roffino Stadium • Rubber Bowl • Soldier Field