All-America Football Conference

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The All-America Football Conference (AAFC) was a professional American football league that challenged the established National Football League (NFL) from 1946 to 1949. The league was ultimately unable to sustain itself in competition with the NFL and folded after the 1949 season. Three of its teams were admitted to the NFL: the San Francisco 49ers, the Cleveland Browns, and the original Baltimore Colts (not to be confused with the later Baltimore Colts team, now the Indianapolis Colts).

The Cleveland Browns were the AAFC's most successful club, winning every annual championship in the league's four years of operation.

Teams

Franchise Locations Venues Years Fate
Miami Seahawks/Baltimore Colts Miami, Florida Burdine Stadium 1946 Joined the NFL in 1949, folded in 1950.
Baltimore, Maryland Municipal Stadium 1947-49
Chicago Rockets/Hornets Chicago, Illinois Soldier Field 1946-49 Folded in 1949.
Cleveland Browns Cleveland, Ohio Cleveland Stadium 1946-49 Joined the NFL in 1949.
Buffalo Bisons/Buffalo Bills Buffalo, New York Civic Stadium 1946-49 Folded in 1949.
Los Angeles Dons Los Angeles, California Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum 1946-49 Folded in 1949.
San Francisco 49ers San Francisco, California Kezar Stadium 1946-49 Joined the NFL in 1949.
Brooklyn Dodgers
New York Yankees
Brooklyn-New York Yankees
Brooklyn, New York Ebbets Field 1946-48 The Dodgers and Yankees were separate franchises until merging in 1949. The merged team folded after the 1949 season.
Bronx, New York Yankee Stadium 1946-48
Bronx, New York Yankee Stadium 1949

See also

Seasons

1940s 1946 • 1947 • 1948 • 1949
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