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The Chicago Bruisers were a charter member of the Arena Football League, playing in the four-team "demonstration season" of 1987. They played their home games in the former Rosemont Horizon, now the Allstate Arena. They were an ougrowth of the Chicago Politicians, a team put together by Jim Foster to play an exhibition game to prove the feasibility of the sport the previous year. The team logo depicted a bulldog. Chicago Bruisers logo, claiming fair use This work is copyrighted. ... Current Arena Football League logo The Arena Football League (AFL) was founded in 1987 as an American football indoor league. ... See also: 1986 in sports, other events of 1987, 1988 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Bill Elliott won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Dale Earnhardt CART Racing - Bobby Rahal won the season championship Indianapolis 500 - Al Unser, Sr. ... The Allstate Arena is a sports stadium in Rosemont, Illinois, which is home to the Chicago Wolves hockey club, DePaul University mens basketball, and the Chicago Rush arena football team. ... The Allstate Arena is a sports stadium in Rosemont, Illinois, which is home to the Chicago Wolves hockey club, DePaul University mens basketball, and the Chicago Rush arena football team. ... The Chicago Politicians were a team formed in 1986 by Arena Football League founder Jim Foster to play an initial test game in Rockford, Illinois versus the Rockford Metros. ... Jim Foster was the founder of the Arena Football League in 1987. ... Country of origin United Kingdom Classification Breed standards (external links) FCI, AKC, ANKC KC(UK), NZKC, UKC The English Bulldog, often called simply the Bulldog, is a medium-sized dog breed that originated in the United Kingdom. ...


The Bruisers, like the Pittsburgh Gladiators but unlike the other two charter teams, the Denver Dynamite and the Washington Commandos, returned to play in the 1988 season. The team competed in the ArenaBowl that year, losing to the Detroit Drive. The Bruisers would be disbanded after competing in the 1989 season. The Tampa Bay Storm are a member franchise of the Arena Football League. ... The Denver Dynamite were a charter member of the Arena Football League, playing in the inaugural four-team demonstration season of 1987. ... Categories: Stub | Defunct American football teams | Washington, DC sports ... See also: 1987 in sports, 1989 in sports and the list of years in sports. Auto Racing Stock car racing: Bobby Allison won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Bill Elliott CART Racing - Danny Sullivan won the season championship Indianapolis 500 - Rick Mears Formula One Championship - Brazil 24 hours of Le... The ArenaBowl is the Arena Football Leagues championship game. ... Categories: Defunct American football teams | American football stubs ... See also: 1988 in sports, 1990 in sports and the list of years in sports. Auto Racing Stock car racing: Darrell Waltrip won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Rusty Wallace CART Racing - season championship won by Emerson Fittipaldi Indianapolis 500 - Emerson Fittipaldi Formula One Championship - France 24 hours of Le...


Notable Players

  • Mike Hold, Quarterback 1987
  • Brent Johnson, Offensive/Defensive line 1987-88
  • Durwood Roquemore, Wide Receiver/Defensive back 1987-88
  • Reggie Smith, Wide Receiver/Defensive back 1987-89

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