Henry Louis "Hank" Stram (/ˈstræm/; January 3, 1923 – July 4, 2005) was an American football coach. He is best known for his 15-year tenure with the American Football League's Dallas Texans/Kansas City Chiefs and the Chiefs of the NFL. Stram won three AFL Championships, more than any other coach in the league's history. He then won Super Bowl IV with the Chiefs, thus earning the 1969 World Championship of Professional Football. He also coached the most victories (87), had the most post-season games (7) and the best post-season record in the AFL (5–2). Stram is largely responsible for the introduction of Gatorade to the NFL due to his close association with Ray Graves, coach at the University of Florida during Gatorade's development and infancy. Hank Stram never had an offensive coordinator, defensive coordinator, or special teams coach during his legendary career with the Texans and Chiefs.

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  • 1. [Len Dawson] Leonard Ray "Len" Dawson (born June 20, 1935) is a former American collegiate and Professional Football quarterback who attended Purdue University and went on to play for three professional teams, most notably the Dallas Texans/Kansas City Chiefs. Dawson led the Chiefs to three American Football League Championships, and a victory in Super Bowl IV (at
  • 2. [Super Bowl IV] Super Bowl IV, the fourth AFL-NFL World Championship Game in professional American football, was played on January 11, 1970, at Tulane Stadium in New Orleans, Louisiana. The American Football League (AFL) champion Kansas City Chiefs defeated the National Football League (NFL) champion Minnesota Vikings by the score of 23–7. This victory by the AFL squared
  • 3. [Jack Buck] John Francis "Jack" Buck (August 21, 1924 – June 18, 2002) was an American sportscaster, best known for his work announcing Major League Baseball games of the St. Louis Cardinals. His play-by-play work earned him recognition from numerous Halls of Fame, such as the National Baseball Hall of Fame, the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and the National Radio Hall of Fame. He has also been inducted as a member of the St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame Museum.
  • 4. [Johnny Robinson (safety)] Johnny Nolan Robinson (born September 9, 1938) is a former American football all star safety from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where he was a member of the national championship-winning 1958 LSU Tigers football team.
  • 5. [Bobby Bell] Bobby Lee Bell, Sr (born June 17, 1940) is a former professional American football linebacker/defensive end. He is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the College Football Hall of Fame, and was a member of the Chiefs' team that won Super Bowl IV against the Minnesota Vikings.
  • 6. [Buck Buchanan] Junious "Buck" Buchanan (September 10, 1940 – July 16, 1992) was a professional football player, a defensive tackle with the Kansas City Chiefs in the American Football League (AFL) and in the National Football League (NFL).
  • 7. [NFL on Westwood One Sports] The NFL on Westwood One Sports is the branding for Cumulus Broadcasting subsidiary Westwood One's radio coverage of the National Football League. The broadcast previously was branded with the CBS Radio and Dial Global marques; CBS Radio was the original Westwood One's parent company and Dial Global purchased the company in 2011. Dial Global has since reverted its name to Westwood One after eliminating the branding in 2012.
  • 8. [Otis Taylor (American football)] Otis Taylor (born August 11, 1942) is a former American college and professional American football player, for Prairie View A&M University and the American Football League's Kansas City Chiefs. Standing 6-foot-3 and weighing 215 pounds, Taylor possessed sure hands during his career and served as a devastating upfield blocker, springing Chiefs running backs for many long runs.
  • 9. [Super Bowl I] The First AFL-NFL World Championship Game in professional football, known retroactively as Super Bowl I and referred to in some contemporary reports as the Super Bowl, was played on January 15, 1967 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California. The National Football League (NFL) champion Green Bay Packers defeated the American Football League (AFL) champion Kansas City Chiefs by the score of 35–10.
  • 10. [Lamar Hunt] Lamar Hunt (August 2, 1932 – December 13, 2006) was an American sportsman and promoter of American football, soccer, basketball, tennis and ice hockey in the United States and an inductee into three sports' halls of fame. He was the principal founder of the American Football League (AFL) and Major League Soccer (MLS), as well
  • 11. [Willie Lanier] Willie Edward Lanier (born August 21, 1945) is a former American football middle-linebacker who played for the Kansas City Chiefs from 1967 through 1977. He won postseason honors for eight consecutive years, making the American Football League All-Star team in 1968 and 1969 before being selected to the Pro Bowl from 1970 through 1975. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1986.
  • 12. [Ed Budde] Edward Leon Budde (born November 2, 1940) was a star offensive guard of the American Football League and National Football League.
  • 13. [Gary Bender] Gary Nedrow Bender (born September 1, 1940) is a retired American sportscaster and 2008 inductee into the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame. He officially retired, April 13, 2011, from Fox Sports Arizona network after 18 years calling the NBA's Phoenix Suns games.
  • 14. [Emmitt Thomas] Emmitt Earl Thomas (born June 3, 1943) is currently the secondary coach of the National Football League's Kansas City Chiefs. He is a former college and professional football player who played for the American Football League's Kansas City Chiefs from 1966 to 1969, and then for the Chiefs in the NFL from 1970 to 1978.
  • 15. [Jan Stenerud] Jan Stenerud (/ˈstɛnərd/, Norwegian: [ˈstɛnərʉd]; born November 26, 1942) is a former professional football player for the American Football League's Kansas City Chiefs (1967–1969), and the NFL's Chiefs (1970–1979), Green Bay Packers (1980–1983), and Minnesota Vikings (1984–1985). He is currently the only placekicker to be inducted in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
  • 16. [Super Bowl XVI] Super Bowl XVI was an American football game between the National Football Conference (NFC) champion San Francisco 49ers and the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Cincinnati Bengals to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 1981 season. The 49ers defeated the Bengals by the score of 26–21 to win their first Super Bowl.
  • 17. [1969 Minnesota Vikings season] 1969 was the ninth year of season play for the Minnesota Vikings and the 50th regular season of the National Football League. The Vikings again won the NFL Central Division title, finishing with a record of 12 wins and two losses, plus playoff wins over the Los Angeles Rams in the Western Conference Championship Game,
  • 18. [Frank Glieber] Frank John Glieber (April 5, 1934 – May 1, 1985) was an American sportscaster.
  • 19. [Dick Stockton] Dick Stockton (born November 22, 1942) is an American sportscaster. He is currently employed by Fox Sports and Turner Sports as a football, baseball, and basketball play-by-play announcer.
  • 20. [1981 San Francisco 49ers season] The 1981 San Francisco 49ers season was their 32nd season in the National Football League. Under third-year head coach Bill Walsh, the team finished the regular season with a 13–3 record.The season would be one of the franchise's most successful seasons to that point.
  • 21. [1971 Miami Dolphins season] The 1971 Miami Dolphins season was the team's sixth, and second in the National Football League (NFL).
  • 22. [Tommy Brooker] William Thomas “Tommy” Brooker (born October 31, 1939 in Demopolis, Alabama) is a former American collegiate and Professional Football player.
    A placekicker-end, Brooker played for the Dallas Texans/Kansas City Chiefs of the American Football League from 1962-1966.
  • 23. [1968 Oakland Raiders season] The 1968 Oakland Raiders season was the team's ninth season in both Oakland and the American Football League. It saw the team try to improve upon its 13–1 record from 1967. They ultimately finished one game short of matching that year's result; their 12–2 finish still ensured that they would lead the league in wins for a second consecutive year. They were led by third-year coach John Rauch.
  • 24. [Ten-year AFL patch] The Ten-Year AFL Patch is a shoulder patch adapted for use on American Football League (AFL) team uniforms.
  • 25. [1981 Dallas Cowboys season] The 1981 Dallas Cowboys season was their 22nd in the league. The team matched their previous output of 12–4, winning their fifth division title in six years. They lost the Conference Championship game for the second straight season.
  • 26. [Steve Zabriskie] Steven Kenneth Zabriskie (born May 13, 1947 in Palo Alto, CA) is a former American television sports announcer who is best known for calling Major League Baseball and College Football.
  • 27. [George Allen (American football coach)] George Herbert Allen (April 29, 1918 – December 31, 1990) was an American football coach in the National Football League and the United States Football League. He was inducted into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame in 1998 and the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2002.
  • 28. [Jim Nantz] James William "Jim" Nantz, III (born May 17, 1959) is an American sportscaster who has worked on telecasts of the National Football League (NFL), National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I men's basketball and the PGA Tour for CBS Sports since the 1990s. He has been the NFL announcer on CBS's top play-by-play team since 2004.
  • 29. [Tim Brant] Tim Brant (born February 26, 1949 in Washington, DC) is an American sportscaster for Raycom Sports and formerly Vice President, Sports for WJLA-TV in Washington, DC. He has spent more than thirty years covering sports nationally, including for CBS and ABC.
  • 30. [Curley Culp] Curley Culp (born March 10, 1946, in Yuma, Arizona) is a former professional American football player and a hall of famer. An offensive and defensive lineman, he played college football at Arizona State University, was the NCAA heavyweight wrestling champion while at ASU, and played professionally in the American Football League for the Kansas City
  • 31. [The Catch (American football)] The Catch refers to the winning touchdown reception by Dwight Clark off a Joe Montana pass in the January 10, 1982, NFC Championship Game between the Dallas Cowboys and San Francisco 49ers. The Catch is widely regarded as one of the most memorable events in NFL history. The game represented the end of the Cowboys' domination in the NFC since the conference's inception in 1970, and the beginning of the 49ers' rise as an NFL dynasty in the 1980s.
  • 32. [Dwight Clark] Dwight Edward Clark (born January 8, 1957) is a former American football wide receiver and executive. He played for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL) from 1979 to 1987. With the 49ers, Clark played on two Super Bowl championship teams. He caught the winning touchdown pass thrown by quarterback Joe Montana
  • 33. [AFC West] The AFC West is a division of the National Football League (NFL)'s American Football Conference (AFC), currently comprising the Denver Broncos, San Diego Chargers, Kansas City Chiefs, and Oakland Raiders.
  • 34. [Bart Starr] Bryan Bartlett "Bart" Starr (born January 9, 1934) is a former professional American football player and coach. He wore #15 and he was the quarterback for the Green Bay Packers from 1956 to 1971, during which time he became the only quarterback in NFL history to lead a team to five championships (1961–62, 1965–67) as well as Super Bowls I and II. He was less successful as the Packers' head coach, compiling a record of 52–76–3 from 1975 to 1983.
  • 35. [1976 Kansas City Chiefs season] The 1976 Kansas City Chiefs season ended with a third consecutive 5–9 record and no playoff berth.
    Buck Buchanan announced his retirement in February, while Len Dawson announced his own departure on May 1. Off the field, Jack Steadman was promoted to team president and Jim Schaaf was named general manager in August. On the field,
  • 36. [NFL on CBS] The NFL on CBS (visually branded as NFL • CBS in logos shown within on-air graphics and network promotions) is the branding used for broadcasts of National Football League (NFL) games that are produced by CBS Sports, the sports division of the CBS television network in the United States. The network has aired NFL game
  • 37. [1960 American Football League season] The 1960 American Football League season was the inaugural regular season of the American Football League. It consisted of 8 franchises split into two divisions: the East Division (Buffalo Bills, Houston Oilers, New York Titans, Boston Patriots) and the West Division (Los Angeles Chargers, Denver Broncos, Dallas Texans, Oakland Raiders).
  • 38. [Jim Henderson (sportscaster)] Jim Henderson (born July 29, 1947) is an American sportscaster based in New Orleans. He is the radio voice of the New Orleans Saints and also works as a football analyst for WVUE-DT. Before that, he worked for WWL-TV from May 1, 1978 to January 31, 2012.
  • 39. [Curt Gowdy] Curtis Edward "Curt" Gowdy (July 31, 1919 – February 20, 2006) was an American sportscaster, well known as the longtime "voice" of the Boston Red Sox and for his coverage of many nationally televised sporting events, primarily for NBC Sports in the 1960s and 1970s.
  • 40. [Sean McDonough] Sean McDonough (born May 13, 1962) is an American sportscaster, currently employed by ESPN.
  • 41. [1975 NFL season] The 1975 NFL season was the 56th regular season of the National Football League. It was also the first time that featured an entire season with no games ending in a tie. The league made two significant changes to increase the appeal of the game:
  • 42. [Karl Kassulke] Karl Otto Kassulke (March 20, 1941 (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) - October 26, 2008) was a professional American football player.
    Kassulke graduated from Drake University, where he starred as a safety. He played 10 seasons in the National Football League, all with the Minnesota Vikings. He started in Super Bowl IV and the next season was selected to the Pro Bowl.
  • 43. [1966 Buffalo Bills season] The 1966 Buffalo Bills season was the team’s seventh season in the American Football League. It was the first season for head coach Joe Collier, who had been the Bills' defensive coordinator for the previous four seasons.
  • 44. [1977 Tampa Bay Buccaneers season] The 1977 Tampa Bay Buccaneers season continued the losing streak that encompassed the entire 1976 season, and extended it to 26 games, which as of 2013 remains a record in the modern National Football League. Fear of becoming the Buccaneers’ first victim provided motivation to opposing teams. It took nearly two seasons for the Buccaneers
  • 45. [Vin Scully] Vincent Edward "Vin" Scully (born November 29, 1927) is an American sportscaster, best known as the play-by-play announcer for the Los Angeles Dodgers MLB team. He has been with the team since its days in Brooklyn. His 66 seasons with the Dodgers (1950–present) are the longest time any broadcaster has been with a single team
  • 46. [Archie Manning] Elisha Archibald "Archie" Manning III (born May 19, 1949) is a former American professional football quarterback who played in the National Football League. He played for the New Orleans Saints from 1971 to 1982, then for the Houston Oilers and Minnesota Vikings. Manning is the father of Cooper Manning, current Denver Broncos starting quarterback Peyton Manning, and current New York Giants starting quarterback Eli Manning.
  • 47. [Tom Landry] Thomas Wade "Tom" Landry (September 11, 1924 – February 12, 2000) was an American football player and coach. He is ranked as one of the greatest and most innovative coaches in National Football League (NFL) history, creating many new formations and methods. He invented the now popular 4–3 defense, and the "flex defense" system made
  • 48. [Bud Wilkinson] Charles Burnham "Bud" Wilkinson (April 23, 1916 – February 9, 1994) was an American football player, coach, broadcaster, and politician. He served as the head football coach at the University of Oklahoma from 1947 to 1963, compiling a record of 145–29–4. His Oklahoma Sooners won three national championships (1950, 1955, and 1956) and 14 conference
  • 49. [Arrowhead Stadium] Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri, is home to the NFL's Kansas City Chiefs. Part of the Truman Sports Complex, together with Kauffman Stadium, it is the 28th largest stadium in North America and fifth largest NFL stadium in seating capacity, behind AT&T Stadium, Lambeau Field, MetLife Stadium, and FedExField. It is the largest sports facility by capacity in the state of Missouri. A $375 million renovation was completed in 2010.
  • 50. [1974 Minnesota Vikings season] 1974 was the 14th year of season play for the Minnesota Vikings and the 55th regular season of the National Football League. The Vikings won the NFC Central as they finished with a record of 10 wins and 4 losses. The Vikings defeated the St. Louis Cardinals, 30–14 in the NFC Divisional Playoff Game, and
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