Indianapolis Capitols

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Indianapolis Capitols
First Season
1968
Team History
Indy Kaps (1978)
Indy Superstars (1977)
Indy Caps (1973-74)
Indiana Caps (1972)
Indianapolis Capitols (1968-70)
Conference/Division
Midwest Football League (1972-74, 1977-78)

Atlantic Coast Football League (1970)

  • Southern Division (1970)

Continental Football League (1968-69)

  • Central Division (1968-69)
Venue
Bush Stadium (1968-74)
Key People
Players • Head Coaches • Executives


The Indianapolis Capitols were a professional American football team based in Indianapolis, Indiana. They played in three different leagues during their existence.

Publications

Programs by season

1960s

Week Date Opponent Venue
1968
preseason August 17 at Orlando Panthers Tangerine Bowl
Week 1 August 31 at Omaha Mustangs Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium
Week 5 September 28 at Norfolk Neptunes Foreman Field
Week 12 November 16 vs. Michigan Arrows Bush Stadium
1969
Week 2 September 6 vs. Norfolk Neptunes Bush Stadium
Week 3 September 13 vs. Orlando Panthers Bush Stadium
Week 4 September 19 at Jersey Jays Newark Schools Stadium
Week 5 September 28 at Orlando Panthers Tangerine Bowl
Week 10 November 1 vs. Omaha Mustangs Bush Stadium
postseason December 13 vs. San Antonio Toros Bush Stadium

1970s

Week Date Opponent Venue
1970
Week 3 September 19 at Roanoke Buckskins Victory Stadium
Week 4 September 26 vs. Pennsylvania Firebirds Franklin Field
Week 6 October 10 at Norfolk Neptunes Foreman Field
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Atlantic Coast Football League
Teams Ansonia Black Knights • Atlanta Spartans • Atlantic City Senators • Baltimore Broncos • Bridgeport Jets • Frankfort Falcon • Harrisburg Capitol-Colts • Hartford Charter Oaks • Hartford Knights • Holyoke Bombers • Indianapolis Capitols • Jersey City Jets • Jersey Giants • Jersey Jays • Jersey Jets • Jersey Tigers • Long Island Bulls • Long Island Chiefs • Mohawk Valley Falcons • Newark Bears • New Bedford Sweepers • New England Colonials • Norfolk Neptunes • Orlando Panthers • Paterson Miners • Pittsburgh Valley Ironmen • Portland Sea Hawks • Pennsylvania Firebirds • Providence Steam Roller • Quincy Giants • Rhode Island Steelers • Richmond Rebels • Richmond Saints • Roanoke Buckskins • Scranton Miners • Scranton Pros • Springfield Acorns • Stamford Golden Bears • Western Massachusetts Pioneers • Westchester Crusaders • Wilmington Clippers/Renegades
Seasons 1962 • 1963 • 1964 • 1965 • 1966 • 1967 • 1968 • 1969 • 1970 • 1971 • 1973
Venues Bush Stadium • Dillon Stadium • Foreman Field • Franklin Field • Hofstra Stadium • Ponce de Leon Park


Continental Football League
Teams Brooklyn Dodgers/Akron Vulcans • Alabama Hawks • Arkansas Diamonds • Charleston Rockets • Chicago Owls • Dallas Rockets • Eugene Bombers • Fort Worth Braves • Hartford Charter Oaks • Indianapolis Capitols • Jersey Jays • Long Beach Admirals • Mexico Golden Aztecs • Michigan Arrows/Tri-City Apollos • Fort Wayne Warriors/Montreal Beavers • Newark Bears/Orlando Panthers • Norfolk Neptunes • Ohio Valley Ironmen • Oklahoma Thunderbirds • Oklahoma City Plainsmen • Omaha Mustangs • Orange County Ramblers • Philadelphia Bulldogs • Portland Loggers • Quad-Cities Raiders/Las Vegas Cowboys • Rhode Island Indians • Richmond Rebels • Sacramento Buccaneers/Capitols • San Antonio Toros • San Jose Apaches • Seattle Rangers • Texarkana Titans • Toronto Rifles • Victoria Steelers/Spokane Shockers • West Texas Rufneks
Seasons 1965 • 1966 • 1967 • 1968 • 1969
Venues Anaheim Stadium • Autostade • Bethel Park • Bush Stadium • City Stadium • Dillon Stadium • Downing Stadium • Foreman Field • Hughes Stadium • Joe Albi Stadium • Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium • Laidley Field • Memorial Stadium • Roffino Stadium • Rubber Bowl • Soldier Field • War Memorial Stadium
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