Gary Davidson

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Gary Davidson (born August 13, 1934) is an American lawyer and businessman. In the 1960s and '70s he founded or co-founded three new professional sports leagues -- the American Basketball Association (ABA), World Hockey Association (WHA), and World Football League (WFL). He was the first president of the WHA and the first president and commissioner of the WFL.

List of credited publications

World Football League July 10, 1974 Florida Blazers vs. The Hawaiians Program
July 11, 1974 Jacksonville Sharks vs. New York Stars Program
July 17, 1974 Detroit Wheels vs. Florida Blazers Program
July 17, 1974 Houston Texans vs. Philadelphia Bell Program
July 21, 1974 The Hawaiians vs. Detroit Wheels Program
July 24, 1974 Portland Storm vs. Chicago Fire Program
July 25, 1974 Philadelphia Bell vs. New York Stars Program
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World Football League
1974 Teams Birmingham Americans • New York Stars/Charlotte Hornets • Chicago Fire • Detroit Wheels • Florida Blazers • The Hawaiians • Jacksonville Sharks • Memphis Southmen • Philadelphia Bell • Portland Storm • Houston Texans / Shreveport Steamer • Southern California Sun
1975 Teams Birmingham Vulcans • Charlotte Hornets • Chicago Winds • The Hawaiians • Jacksonville Express • Memphis Southmen • Philadelphia Bell • Portland Thunder • San Antonio Wings • Shreveport Steamer • Southern California Sun
Venues Alamo Stadium • Aloha Stadium • Anaheim Stadium • Astrodome • Legion Field • Soldier Field
Related Gary Davidson • League publications • 1974 WFL season • 1975 WFL season