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Buffalo, New York had a National Football League team prior to the Bills that operated under three different names: The All-Americans from 1920-1923, Bisons from 1924-1925, 1927 and 1929, and the Rangers in 1926. Nickname: Location of Buffalo in New York State County Government  - Mayor Byron Brown (D) Area  - City 52. ... NFL redirects here. ... City Orchard Park, New York Team colors Navy blue, light blue, Red, light Red, White, Royal, and Nickel Head Coach Dick Jauron Owner Ralph Wilson General manager Marv Levy Mascot Billy Buffalo League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Eastern Division (1960-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American... 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... Year 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1924 (MCMXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The All-Americans had success during its first couple of seasons, posting a 9-1-1 regular season record in 1920 and a 9-1-2 record in 1921, coming within one game of the league's championship that year but losing to the Chicago Staleys in their final game. [1] But the team struggled for the rest of its lifespan. The team went through several owners and name changes, but nothing seemed to work. Finally, after failing to field a team in 1928, it folded after the 1929 season. Tommy Hughitt was a player on the team in the early 20s. City Chicago, Illinois Other nicknames Da Bears, The Monsters of the Midway Team colors Navy Blue and Orange Head Coach Barney Fartenhimer Owner Virginia Halas McCaskey Chairman Michael McCaskey General manager Jerry Angelo Fight song Bear Down, Chicago Bears Mascot Staley Da Bear League/Conference affiliations Independent (1919) National Football... Ernest Fredrick Hughitt (born December 27, 1892 in Genoa Bay, British Columbia - died December 27, 1961 in Barlow, Florida) is a former National Football League player and coach. ...


Players of note

Ernest Fredrick Hughitt (born December 27, 1892 in Genoa Bay, British Columbia - died December 27, 1961 in Barlow, Florida) is a former National Football League player and coach. ... Elmer Quillen Oliphant, nicknamed Catchie or Catchy, Olie or Ollie (born July 9, 1892 in Bloomfield, IN - died July 3, 1975 in New Canaan, Connecticut) was an American football player. ... Gus Sonnenberg (March 6, 1898 - September 9, 1944) was an American football player, American wrestler, and a World War II veteran. ... James R. Ludlow Lud Wray (b. ...

Season-by-season

Year W L T Finish Coach
All-Americans 1920 9 1 1 3rd Tommy Hughitt
1921 9 1 2 2nd Tommy Hughitt
1922 5 4 1 9th Tommy Hughitt
1923 5 4 3 9th Tommy Hughitt
Bisons 1924 6 5 0 9th Tommy Hughitt
1925 1 6 2 15th Walt Koppisch
Rangers 1926 4 4 2 9th Jim Kendrick
Bisons 1927 0 5 0 12th Dim Patterson
1928 Suspended Operations
1929 1 7 1 10th Al Jolley

External Links

Historical Society of the Buffalo All-Americans, Bisons & Rangers


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