The Cleveland Rams
The professional American football team now known as the Los Angeles Rams was established in Cleveland, and played there from 1936 to 1945. The Rams competed in the American Football League (AFL) for the 1936 season and the National Football League (NFL) from 1937-1945, winning the NFL championship in 1945.
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Owner Dan Reeves receives approval to move franchise from Cleveland to Los Angeles, January 11. Rams Sign halfback Kenny Washington, March 9, and end Woody Strode, March 21.They are first African-American players in the modern NFL and join team one year before Jackie Robinson breaks baseball color barrier with Brooklyn Dodgers. The Rams begin their tenure in Southern California playing at the iconic Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
In a history-making move, Baltimore Colts owner Carroll Rosenbloom trades the Baltimore franchise to Robert Irsay in exchange for the Rams. Irsay had purchased the Rams from the estate of the late Dan Reeves. The transaction was completed and announced on July 14. Rosenbloom, the most successful owner in the NFL over the last two decades, bring with him to Los Angeles Don Kiosterman, Rosenbloom?s general manager in Baltimore. After five years at Cal State-Fullerton, Rams move training site to Cal State-Long Beach.
Rams make playoffs for second time in as many years after finishing with 10-6 mark. Rams host first playoff game at Anaheim Stadium, where they started playing in 1980, before record crowd of 67,037 but lose to New York Giants in NFC Wild Card Game. Eric Dickerson rushes for 2,105 yards, breaking O.J. Simpson?s NFL record of 2,003. Jack Youngblood sets Rams record by playing in 201st consecutive game. QB Jeff Kemp replaces injured Vince Ferragamo in Week 3 and leads team to nine wins. Dickerson is named NFC Player of the Week.
Move to St. Louis
Georgia Frontiere, who became owner of the Rams when her husband Carol Rosenbloom died in 1979, moves franchise to St. Louis after 49 years in Southern California. NFL owners approve team?s relocation effort with 23-6-1 vote, April 12, bringing NFL football back to St. Louis after eight-year absence. League owners originally block proposed move with 3-21-6 vote, March 15. Rams hire Steve Ortmayer as Vice President/Football Operations and former Oregon coach Rich Brooks as 19th head coach in team history.
Rams greet St. Louis with 4-0 record to start season. Isaac Bruce produces record-breaking year with 119 receptions for 1,781 yards. Jackie Slater becomes first player in NFL history to play 20 seasons with one team by starting against Carolina and sets record for offensive linemen with 258 games played.
Super Bowl Win
The Rams with three playoff games in January, 49-37 over Minnesota in the NFC Divisional Playoff Game, January 16, and 11-6 over Tampa Bay in the NFC Championship Game. Kurt Warner?s 31-yard pass to Ricky Proehl with 4:44 remaining brings Rams from behind against Tampa Bay, January 24. The Rams defeat Tennesee 23-16 in Super Bowl XXXIV at Atlanta on 74-yard pass play, Warner to Isaac Bruce, with 1:54 remaining. The victory is not clinched until LB Mike Jones makes touchdown-saving tackle at the one-yard line on the last play, January 31. Eight Rams ? Warner, Faulk, Bruce, Orlando Pace, Kevin Carter, D?Marco Farr, Adam Timmerman, and Toss Lyght, - are selected to the NFC Pro Bowl squad.
On January 12, 2016, NFL ownership voted to allow owner Stan Kroenke to move the Rams back to Los Angeles as he builds a 298-acre sports and entertainment district at Hollywood Park. The centerpiece of the district is a 70,000-seat two-team stadium that will be the home to the Los Angeles Rams starting in 2020. The stadium will feature sporting events including the Super Bowl and the Opening and Closing ceremonies of the 2028 Olympics being held in Los Angeles, as well as major concerts and other entertainment year-round.
The LA Rams move to SoFi Stadium.
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