Philadelphia Bell

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Philadelphia Bell
First Season
Team History
Philadelphia Bell (1974-75)
World Football League (1974-75)
  • Western Division (1974-75)
Franklin Field (1974)
John F. Kennedy Stadium (1974)

The Philadelphia Bell was a franchise in the World Football League, which operated in 1974 and a portion of a season in 1975. The Bell played their home games in 1974 at JFK Stadium in South Philadelphia and Franklin Field in 1975. The team ceased operations when the league folded.


Programs by season


Date Opponent Venue
July 10 vs. Portland Storm John F. Kennedy Stadium
July 17 at Houston Texans Astrodome
July 25 (1 • 2 • 3) vs. New York Stars John F. Kennedy Stadium
July 31 at Portland Storm Civic Stadium
August 7 vs. Memphis Southmen John F. Kennedy Stadium
August 14 at Chicago Fire Soldier Field
August 21 vs. Southern California Sun John F. Kennedy Stadium
August 28 vs. Detroit Wheels John F. Kennedy Stadium
September 2 at New York Stars Downing Stadium
October 23 at Southern California Sun Anaheim Stadium
October 30 vs. Chicago Fire John F. Kennedy Stadium
November 21 at Florida Blazers Orlando Stadium
July 19 vs. Southern California Sun Franklin Field
July 27 at Portland Thunder Civic Stadium
August 2 vs. The Hawaiians Franklin Field
August 9 at Birmingham Vulcans Legion Field
August 23 vs. Memphis Southmen Franklin Field
August 29 at Southern California Sun Anaheim Stadium
September 20 at Jacksonville Express Gator Bowl
October 18 vs. Charlotte Hornets Franklin Field

Media guides and yearbooks

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 Aloha Stadium • Anaheim Stadium • Legion Field • Soldier Field
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