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World Football League 1975 WORLD FOOTBALL LEAGUE
DIRECTORY
World Football League

This is the original team directory for the teams that played in the WFL in 1975 before the league met its demise in late October. We begin with a look at the league office itself.

1975 WFL LEAGUE OFFICE
President Christopher B. Hemmeter
Assistant Director of Operations Michael T. Martin
Vice-President, Finance Frank R. Sanek
Vice-President, Public Relations Joe Marshall
Publicity Director Robert Currie
General Counsel Richard Cohn
Supervisor of Officials John McDonough
Director of Security Robert J. Whelan


1975 WFL TEAM DIRECTORY
Birmingham Vulcans BIRMINGHAM VULCANS
2010 Fifth Avenue South
Birmingham, AL   35233
Phone: (205) 252-9700
Governor/President: Ford Weil
General Manager: Jack Gotta
Head Coach: Marvin Bass
Assistant Coaches: Lynn Amedee, Wayne Grubb, Ardell Wiengandt and Billy Tohill
Team Colours: Red, white and blue
Home Field: Legion Field (68,821)
Charlotte Hornets CHARLOTTE HORNETS
3625 North Carolina Bank Plaza
Charlotte, NC   28280
Phone: (704) 377-9424
Governor: Upton Bell
Head Coach: Bob Gibson
Assistant Coaches: Herb Patera, Jim Vechiarella and Lindy Infante
Team Colours: Hornet yellow and black
Home Field: Charlotte Memorial Stadium (25,000)
Chicago Winds CHICAGO WINDS
1580 North Northwest Highway
Park Ridge, IL   60068
Phone: (312) 297-8300
Governor/President: Eugene Pullano
Head Coach: Babe Parilli (later replaced by Abe Gibron)
General Manager: Babe Parilli (later replaced by Leo Cahill)
Assistant Coaches: Stew Barber, Burley Crowe and Dave Brazil (later replaced by Bill McPeak and Jim Popp)
Team Colours: Green and white
Home Field: Soldier Field (55,000)
Hawaiians THE HAWAIIANS
1149 South Beretania Street
Honolulu, HI   96814
Phone: (808) 524-4870
Governor: Ed Sultan
President: David Stringer
Head Coach: Mike Giddings
Assistant Coaches: Billy Watson, Bob Schloredt, Damon Bame and Marv Marinovich
Team Colours: Brown, gold and scarlet
Home Fields: Honolulu Stadium (23,000), Aloha Stadium (50,000)
Jacksonville Express JACKSONVILLE EXPRESS
Hilton Hotel Mall #188
Jacksonville, FL   32207
Phone: (904) 399-0607
Governor: Earl Knabb
General Manager: Dick Kravitz
Head Coach: Charlie Tate
Assistant Coaches: Jim N. Black, Ray Green, Howard Tippett, Johnny Robinson and Ron Lamb
Team Colours: Black, red and gold
Home Field: Gator Bowl (70,000)
Memphis Southmen MEMPHIS SOUTHMEN/GRIZZLIES
Union Plaza Building
1835 Union Avenue, Suite 425
Memphis, TN   38104
Phone: (901) 276-2771
Governor/President: John Bassett
General Manager: Leo E. Cahill
Head Coach: John McVay
Assistant Coaches: Jay Fry, Joe Galat, Jim Rountree and Joe Eaglowski
Team Colours: Brown, burnt orange and old gold
Home Field: Memphis Memorial Stadium (50,000)
Philadelphia Bell PHILADELPHIA BELL
4000 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA   19104
Phone: (215) 565-3050
Governor/President: John Edward Bosacco
General Manager: Richard Iannarella
Head Coach: Ron Waller
Assistant Coaches: Joe Gardi, Joe Gavel, Willie Wood and Duane Putnam
Team Colours: Blue and gold
Home Field: Franklin Field (60,000)
Portland Thunder PORTLAND THUNDER
401 Southwest 11th Street
Portland, OR   97205
Phone: (503) 222-0200
Governor: Richard V. Bayless
General Manager: Robert E. Broadhead
Head Coach: Greg Barton
Assistant Coaches: Dale Lindsay, Roy Brown, Denny Moulton, Ed Dubaj and Jim Martin
Team Colours: Blue, green and white
Home Field: Portland Civic Stadium (33,000)
San Antonio Wings SAN ANTONIO WINGS
10300 Heritage Boulevard, Suite 110
San Antonio, TX   78216
Phone: (512) 349-3531
Governor: Norm Bevan
Head Coach: Perry Moss
Assistant Coaches: Larry Grantham, Del Williams, George Pasterchick, Bill Blankenship and Dick Pesonen
Team Colours: Blue and silver
Home Field: Alamo Stadium (30,000)
Shreveport Steamer SHREVEPORT STEAMER
200 Milam Street at Spring, Drawer S
Shreveport, LA   71120
Phone: (318) 221-9811
Governor: John Atkins
President: Sinclair Kouns
General Manager: Al Lange
Head Coach: Marshall Taylor
Assistant Coaches: Bill Muir, Harry Theofiledes, Joe Robb and Tommy Brasher
Team Colours: Green and gold
Home Field: State Fair Stadium (50,400)
Southern California Sun SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SUN
2000 State College Boulevard
Anaheim, CA   92806
Phone: (714) 633-2442
Governor: Sam Battistone
General Manager: Larry Hatfield
Head Coach: Tom Fears
Assistant Coaches: Tom Baldwin, Earl Leggett, Ed Cody, Ernie Wheelwright, Babe Dimanchoff and Dick Enright
Team Colours: Magenta and orange
Home Field: Anaheim Stadium (43,000)
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