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Encyclopedia > Sacramento Gold Miners
Sacramento Gold Miners
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Canadian Football League Image File history File links CFL_Gold_Miners. ... Sacramento Gold Miners logo, claiming fair use This work is copyrighted. ... Image File history File links CFLUSA.gif File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... The Canadian Football League (CFL), also known by its French name, Ligue canadienne de football (LCF), is a professional league located entirely in Canada that plays Canadian football. ...

Division West Division
Founded 1993
Moved 1995
Home field Hornet Stadium
Based in Sacramento, California
Colours Aqua and Old Gold
Owner(s) Fred Anderson
Head Coach Kay Stephenson

The Sacramento Gold Miners were a Canadian football team based in Sacramento, California. The franchise was the first American team in the Canadian Football League. The Gold Miners were originally the "descendants" of the Sacramento Surge from the defunct World League of American Football. The team played its home games at Hornet Stadium. The West Division is one of the two regional divisions of the Canadian Football League. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Hornet Stadium is a 26,000 seat football stadium in Sacramento, California. ... Nickname: City of Trees Official website: http://www. ... Aqua is a Danish pop-dance band which consisted of Lene Grawford Nystr m (born 2 October 1973, T nsberg, Norway), Ren Dif (born 17 October 1967, Copenhagen, Denmark), Claus Norr en (born 5 June 1970, Charlottenlund, Denmark) and S ren Rasted (born 13 June 1969, Blovstr d, Denmark). ... Old Gold is a dark yellow, which varies from light olive or olive brown to deep or strong yellow. ... Fred Anderson- The Lone Prophet on the Prairie © Jim Jones Fred Anderson was born in Monroe, Louisiana on March 22, 1929. ... Kay Stephenson (born December 17, 1944) is a former football player and coach whose latter career has seen him work in three different professional leagues. ... Canadian football is a sport in which two teams of twelve players each compete for territorial control of a field of play 110 yards (100. ... Nickname: City of Trees Official website: http://www. ... The CFLs American teams used a modified league logo. ... Sacramento Surge were a professional American football team that played in the WLAF in 1991 and 1992. ... The World League of American Football (WLAF) was founded in 1990 with support from the NFL to play semi-professional American Football in North America, Europe and later maybe Asia. ... Hornet Stadium is a 26,000 seat football stadium in Sacramento, California. ...

Contents


Brief Franchise History

On The Field

1993 season

The Sacramento Gold Miners were originally the Sacramento Surge of the World League of American Football, which was owned by Fred Anderson. When the World League of American Football folded, Fred Anderson took the opportunity to start another Sacramento team called, the "Gold Miners", with the Canadian Football League when they decided to have American teams in 1993. Fred Anderson- The Lone Prophet on the Prairie © Jim Jones Fred Anderson was born in Monroe, Louisiana on March 22, 1929. ... Fred Anderson- The Lone Prophet on the Prairie © Jim Jones Fred Anderson was born in Monroe, Louisiana on March 22, 1929. ... The Canadian Football League (CFL), also known by its French name, Ligue canadienne de football (LCF), is a professional league located entirely in Canada that plays Canadian football. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ...


Fred Anderson was able to get back a handful of players that played for the Surge to play for the Gold Miners. These players included David Archer (QB), Rod Harris (WR), George Bethune (DT), Mike Oliphant (RB) and Mike Pringle (RB). Mike Pringle (b. ...


When the 1993 CFL season started, the Gold Miners, all-US staff, took some time to learn the intricacies of Canadian football, but the team was fortunate enough to have leadership with quarter back, David Archer and receiving great plays from wide receiver, Rod Harris. In their first season, the Sacramento Gold Miners entered the CFL history books by: The 1993 Canadian Football League season is considered to be the 40th season in modern-day Canadian football, although it is officially the 36th Canadian Football League season. ...

In addition, the Sacramento Gold Miners also entered the CFL record books by recording the most wins by an expansion team with 6 wins (record was eventually broken in 1994 by Baltimore). However, the Sacramento Gold Miners finished the season with a 6-12 record, which placed them in last place of the West Division. The positives for the franchise was the fact that they had a, 5-4 Home Record and were ranked 5th in team defence. In addition, Rod Harris was selected as part of the 1993 CFL All-Stars, which showed signs that the team had a good mix of players and staff to improve for the up-coming season. The Ottawa Rough Riders were a Canadian Football League team based in Ottawa, Ontario. ... July 7 is the 188th day of the year (189th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 177 days remaining. ... This article is for the CFL football team. ... July 17 is the 198th day (199th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 167 days remaining. ... The Saskatchewan Roughriders are a Canadian Football League team based in Regina, Saskatchewan. ... July 24 is the 205th day (206th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 160 days remaining. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... The Montreal Alouettes (French, Alouettes de Montréal) refers to a team in the Canadian Football League based in Montreal, Quebec. ... CFL West Division Logo The West Division is one of the two regional divisions of the Canadian Football League. ...



For the 1995 CFL season the team was moved to San Antonio and became the San Antonio Texans. The 1995 Canadian Football League season is considered to be the 42nd season in modern-day Canadian football, although it is officially the 38th Canadian Football League season. ... San Antonio (the Spanish name of Saint Anthony) is a common toponym in parts of the world where the Spanish language is or was spoken: Argentina San Antonio, Jujuy province Belize San Antonio, Cayo District Chile San Antonio Mexico San Antonio, San Luis Potosí Philippines San Antonio, Quezon San Antonio... The San Antonio Texans were a Canadian football team that played in the Alamodome for the 1995 CFL season. ...


Players and Builders of note

Still Playing in the CFL


Mike Pringle (b. ... Kay Stephenson (born December 17, 1944) is a former football player and coach whose latter career has seen him work in three different professional leagues. ... William Scott (Bill) Goldberg (born December 27, 1966 in Tulsa, Oklahoma) is a Jewish American professional wrestler and retired American football player. ... Malcolm Frank(Born:November 5,1968) is a Canadian Football League defensive back for the Edmondton Eskimos. ...


See also

The rules of American football are very similar to those of Canadian football. ... The 1993 Canadian Football League season is considered to be the 40th season in modern-day Canadian football, although it is officially the 36th Canadian Football League season. ... The 1994 Canadian Football League season is considered to be the 41st season in modern-day Canadian football, although it is officially the 37th Canadian Football League season. ... The San Antonio Texans were a Canadian football team that played in the Alamodome for the 1995 CFL season. ...

External links

  • Sacramento Gold Miners team profile

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Sacramento Gold Miners - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (458 words)
The Gold Miners were originally the "descendants" of the Sacramento Surge from the defunct World League of American Football.
When the 1993 CFL season started, the Gold Miners, all-US staff, took some time to learn the intricacies of Canadian football, but the team was fortunate enough to have leadership with quarter back, David Archer and recieving great plays from wide receiver, Rod Harris.
In addition, the Sacramento Gold Miners also entered the CFL record books by recording the most wins by an expansion team with 6 wins (record was eventually broken in 1994 by Baltimore).
about_sacramento_california (2720 words)
Sacramento is the county seat of Sacramento County, California and the capital of the U.S. state of California.
During the gold rush, Sacramento was a major distribution point, a commercial and agricultural center, and a terminus for wagon trains, stagecoaches, riverboats, the telegraph, the Pony Express and the First Transcontinental Railroad.
In 1848, when gold was discovered by James W. Marshall at Sutter's Mill in Coloma (located some 50 miles northeast of the fort), a large number of gold-seekers came to the area, increasing the population.
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