Feeds:
Posts
Comments

Archive for the ‘Horse Racing’ Category

old nfl logoafl logoSo, we’re trying to develop our own little shtick over here as you can see, and we think this one will be pretty unique.  This won’t always be sports related but we figured we’d go with something traditional in our first installment.

So, here goes:

This Week in History is a weekly feature at Souvenir City.  Every Tuesday we publish three events for the current week that we thought were interesting nuggets of history.  If you’ve got something you’d like featured or think that we should feature, send it to SouvenirCityBlog@gmail.com. Today we look at the NFL/AFL Merger, Ben Hogan’s second U.S. Open win, and Secretariat winning the Triple Crown.

  • On June 8th, 1966, the AFL and NFL merger took place.  This merger would be responsible for the Super Bowl, Free Agency and the way we look at professional football today.  The game would be shaped by many of the men who still work in the game today.  Dan Rooney, Lamar Hunt, and Wellington Mara would all be major forces in shaping America football.  The leagues were not fully merged with scheduling and internal workings until 1970, but this was the first major stepping stone into making football a major American sport.

(more…)

Advertisements

Read Full Post »

(more…)

Read Full Post »

memorial golf coursePoints of Interest is a daily weekend link dump.  We’ll be throwing together some other stops from out there in blogdome and the interwebs to peak your interest.  Some of them will actually be what some might consider educational.  Most of them, are going to everything but that.

You’ve got the Belmont, MLB and Stanley Cup Finals Game Five tonight.  We’re going to the range, then see either The Hangover or Up and probably watch the hockey tonight.  After that, we’ll make our final decision on whether or not that French Open Final live-blog is a good idea or not.

Read Full Post »