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1974-1975 Shreveport Steamer

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Shreveport SteamerWorld Football League (1974-1975)

Born: September 18, 1974 – Houston Texans relocate to Shreveport, LA.
Died: October 22, 1975 – The WFL ceases operations in mid-season.

Stadium: State Fair Stadium (50,400)

Team Colors: Green & Gold

Owners:

 

 

 

==Shreveport Steamer Games on Fun While It Lasted==

Year Date Opponent Score Program Other
1974 10/10/1974 @ Southern California Sun L 25-23 Program
1974 10/31/1974 vs. Portland Storm L 14-0 Program
1974 11/6/1974 vs. Charlotte Hornets W 19-14 Program
1975 7/19/1975 vs. Birmingham Vulcans (Exh.) L 31-30 Program
1975 7/26/1975 vs. Memphis Southmen (Exh.) L 14-7 Program
1975 8/2/1975 @ San Antonio Wings L 19-3 Program
1975 8/9/1975 vs. Chicago Winds W 38-18 Program
1975 8/30/1975 @ Birmingham Vulcans L 21-8 Program
1975 9/6/1975 vs. Jacksonville Express L 22-15 Program
1975 9/14/1975 @ Memphis Southmen L 34-23 Program Roster
1975 9/28/1975 vs. The Hawaiians W 32-25 Program Roster
1975 10/5/1975 vs. Charlotte Hornets L 39-14 Program Roster
1975 10/12/1975 @ Southern California Sun L 39-30 Program
1975 10/19/1975 vs. San Antonio Wings W 41-31 Program Roster

 

==Key Players==

  • Jim Nance

 

==In Memoriam==

Former Steamer lead investor John B. Atkins died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at age 53 on April 6, 1978.

Steamer running back Jim Nance passed on June 17, 1992 at the age of 49.

Offensive lineman Glen Holloway, who played for the Steamer in 1975, died of liver cancer on December 20, 2011 at age 63.

 

==Downloads==

1975 WFL Standard Player Contract

 

==Links==

World Football League Media Guides

World Football League Game Programs

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Written by andycrossley

February 25th, 2013 at 3:27 am