Charleston Rockets

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Charleston Rockets
First Season
Team History
Charleston Rockets (1964-68)
Continental Football League (1965-68)
  • Atlantic Division (1968)
  • Atlantic South Division (1967)
  • Western Division (1965-66)

United Football League (1964)

  • Western Division (1964)
Laidley Field (1964-68)

The Charleston Rockets were a professional American football team based in Charleston, West Virginia. They began play in 1964 as a member of the United Football League and became a charter franchise in the Continental Football League in 1965. In their first season in the CoFL, the Rockets finished with a perfect 14-0 record and won the league championship over the Toronto Rifles, 24-7. After an ownership change in 1968, the team announced that it was suspending operations in January 1969.


Programs by season


Week Date Opponent Venue
Week 10 October 16 at Hartford Charter Oaks Dillon Stadium
Week 13 November 7 at Wheeling Ironmen Wheeling Stadium
postseason November 28 vs. Toronto Rifles Laidley Field
Week 3 September 3 at Philadelphia Bulldogs Temple Stadium
Week 11 October 29 at Norfolk Neptunes Foreman Field
Week 13 November 12 at Montreal Beavers Autostade
preseason August 12 at Hartford Charter Oaks Dillon Stadium
Week 5 September 23 at Norfolk Neptunes Foreman Field
Week 1 August 31 at Norfolk Neptunes Foreman Field
Week 4 September 21 vs. Michigan Arrows Laidley Field
Week 6 October 5 vs. Orlando Panthers Laidley Field
Week 7 October 12 vs. Ohio Valley Ironmen Laidley Field
Week 9 October 26 vs. Arkansas Diamonds Laidley Field
Week 10 November 2 vs. Norfolk Neptunes Laidley Field

Media guides and yearbooks by season

Media guides

1960s 1966
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