Pennsylvania Firebirds

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Pennsylvania Firebirds
First Season
Team History
Pennsylvania Firebirds (1970)
Pottstown Firebirds (1968-69)
Atlantic Coast Football League (1968-70)
  • Southern Division (1968-70)
Grigg Memorial Field (1970)
Franklin Field (1968-69)

The Pennsylvania Firebirds were a professional American football minor league team and member of the Atlantic Coast Football League from 1968 to 1970. The Firebirds were originally a "farm club" of the Philadelphia Eagles and were provided with equipment/helmets already emblazoned with Eagle wings.

The team was known as the Pottstown Firebirds for its first two seasons, the name they are more known by today.



Week Date Opponent Venue
Pottstown Firebirds
Week 5 October 5 vs. Harrisburg Capitol Colts Franklin Field
Week 6 October 12 vs. Virginia Sailors Franklin Field
Week 10 November 9 vs. Richmond Roadrunners Franklin Field
preseason August 30 vs. Bridgeport Jets Franklin Field
Week 3 September 20 vs. Long Island Bulls Franklin Field
Week 5 October 4 at Roanoke Buckskins Victory Stadium
Week 7 October 18 vs. Harrisburg Capitol Colts Franklin Field


Week Date Opponent Venue
Pennsylvania Firebirds
Week 3 September 26 at Indianapolis Capitols Bush Stadium