Memphis Southmen

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Memphis Southmen
First Season
1974
Team History
Memphis Southmen (1974-75)
Conference/Division
World Football League (1974-75)
  • Eastern Division (1975)
  • Central Division (1974)
Venue
Memphis Memorial Stadium (1974-75)
Key People
Players • Head Coaches • Executives


The Memphis Southmen were a franchise in the World Football League, which operated in 1974 and a portion of a season in 1975. The Southmen played their home games in Memphis Memorial Stadium. The team ceased operations when the league folded.

Publications

Programs by season

1970s

Date Opponent Venue
1974
July 18 vs. Portland Storm Memphis Memorial Stadium
July 24 at Birmingham Americans Legion Field
August 7 at Philadelphia Bell John F. Kennedy Stadium
August 14 at Detroit Wheels Rynearson Stadium
September 11 vs. Birmingham Americans Memphis Memorial Stadium
September 25 at Shreveport Steamer State Fair Stadium
October 9 at Charlotte Stars American Legion Memorial Stadium
October 16 vs. Florida Blazers Memphis Memorial Stadium
October 24 at Portland Storm Civic Stadium
October 30 at The Hawaiians Honolulu Stadium
November 29 vs. Florida Blazers Memphis Memorial Stadium
1975
July 14 at Southern California Sun Anaheim Stadium
July 26 at Shreveport Steamer State Fair Stadium
August 2 vs. Jacksonville Express Memphis Memorial Stadium
August 23 at Philadelphia Bell Franklin Field
August 30 vs. Chicago Winds Memphis Memorial Stadium
September 14 vs. Shreveport Steamer Memphis Memorial Stadium
September 28 at San Antonio Wings Alamo Stadium
October 5 vs. Southern California Sun Memphis Memorial Stadium
October 19 at Birmingham Vulcans Legion Field

Media guides and yearbooks by season

Media guides

1970s 1974 • 1975
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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 • American Legion Memorial Stadium • Anaheim Stadium • Astrodome • Civic Stadium • Downing Stadium • Franklin Field • Gator Bowl • Independence Stadium • Legion Field • Memphis Memorial Stadium • Rynearson Stadium • Soldier Field
Related Gary Davidson • League publications • 1974 WFL season • 1975 WFL season