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  St. Louis Rams - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Rams entered the NFL in 1937 and were placed in the Western division to replace the recently failed St.
The Rams' first heyday in Southern California was from 1949 to 1955, when they played in the NFL championship game (not yet called the Super Bowl) four times, winning once in 1951.
The 1999 Rams were also noted for a colorful celebration conducted by their offensive players in the end zone after scoring a touchdown.
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 Cleveland Rams (1937-1942, 1944-1945)
The NFL Rams first coach was Hugo Bezdek and he led the Rams on to the field at Cleveland Municipal Stadium for their first game in on September 10th.
The Rams now playing their home games at Shaw Stadium, a high school stadium on Shaw Avenue in Cleveland lose their first 3 games of the season before Coach Hugo Bezdek is fired.
However the joy for Cleveland fans would be short lived as the Rams got approval to move to Los Angles less the a month later.
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 Cleveland Municipal Stadium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Cleveland Municipal Stadium, a mammoth double-deck structure, appears to be elliptically shaped and is rounded on the interior.
Cleveland Municipal Stadium, since its construction the largest stadium in use in major league baseball, was designed by a progressive city administration as a multipurpose structure to accommodate the great surge in attendance at baseball and football games and other public spectacles that occurred with the rise of the automobile.
Projected in 1925 as part of Cleveland's Group Plan (In 1928, by vote of the citizens, a bond issue of $2,500,000 was provided to cover the cost of the stadium part of the plan), a comprehensive plan for grouping it major public buildings, the stadium was not constructed until 1930-31, after the Depression had struck.
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 CyberDad's St. Louis Rams History Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
In 1936, the Cleveland Rams were founded by Homer Marshman, a Cleveland attorney.
The Rams played their first year in one of the early versions of the AFL and posted a 5-2-2 record.
The Rams defeated the Washington Redskins 15-14 in a showdown pitting the Rams rookie QB Bob Waterfield against the Redskins veteran QB Sammy Baugh.
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 St. Louis Rams - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Rams suffered a down period on the field from 1956 until 1966 posting losing records in every season.
The Rams remained solid contenders in the 1970s, winning seven straight NFC West championships between 1973-79.
Ironically, it was the Rams' weakest divisional winner (an aging 1979 team that only achieved a 9-7 record) that would achieve the team's greatest success in that period.
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 Los Angeles Rams (1946-1994)
After the Rams tied the next 2 games, they picked up right where they were at the start of the season and won their last 8 games to capture the Coastal Division Championship with a 11-1-2 record.
The Rams were still hobbling, and facing one of the greatest teams in NFL history, but they would have at least one advantage, and that would be the crowd, with game being played at the Rose Bowl in the Los Angels suburb of Pasadena.
The Rams would also lose their final game of the season with division on the line, but with a 10-6 record the rams made the playoffs for the 4th straight season.
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 BallparkTour - Former ballparks of Cleveland - Municipal Stadium
Cleveland Stadium continued to be operated by the city through the 1970’s, and continued to lose money for the city.
The life of Cleveland Municipal Stadium, once considered a wonder of the world, officially came to an end when the NFL announced that it would return the Browns (in the form of an expansion franchise) to Cleveland provided a new stadium was built for them.
The Cleveland Rams were the first football team to don the stadium.
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 Cleveland Browns Stadium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
HOK's drawings show that the sightline distances in the new Cleveland stadium will be roughly comparable with new NFL stadiums in Charlotte, N.C., and Tampa and Jacksonville, Fla., also designed by HOK.
The Cleveland Browns have opted not to sell naming rights to their stadium when it opens this fall, but they have not forsaken sponsorship money entirely and have sold rights to the venue's four entrances.
The Cleveland Browns new $283 million stadium opened for tours this week, giving fans a chance to see what the team's new digs are like.
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 Sporting News, The: Go west, young Rams - Cleveland Rams' 1946 move to Los Angeles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Cleveland Rams of the NFL open their season with four consecutive victories, drop a game, 28-14, to the Philadelphia Eagles, and then win five straight to finish at 9-1.
The Rams are coached by Adam Walsh, one of Notre Dame's Seven Mules, the line that blocked for the Four Horsemen, and quarterbacked by Bob Waterfield, a rookie.
Cleveland fared none too well in its debut season, winning only one of 11 games, and creeping up to the.500 level just once in the next three years.
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 ipedia.com: St. Louis Rams Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
During this period the Rams were also noted for a colorful celebration some of their offensive players would conduct in the end zone after scoring a touchdown; the celebration, known as the "Bob and Weave," was eventually banned by the commissioner's office, along with all other "prolonged and premeditated" displays of this sort.
On January 30, 2000, the St. Louis Rams defeated the Tennessee Titans in the Super Bowl, on the heels of a 1999 regular season which saw them win 13 games while losing only three, their first winning season since moving from Los Angeles (and indeed, the franchise's first such campaign since 1990).
The 2003 Rams had a regular-season record of 12-4 and won their division once again, but lost to the Carolina Panthers in the second round of the playoffs after having earned a bye in the first round.
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 Cleveland's History - Cleveland Ohio - Convention & Visitors Bureau - CVB   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
It is the 16th largest metro area and 15th largest consumer market in the United States with 2.9 million residents in Greater Cleveland metro and nearly 500,000 in the City of Cleveland, making it the 30th largest city in the country.
The Cleveland Advertiser changes the spelling of the village’s name to Cleveland, dropping the first "a" in order to fit the General’s name upon the newspaper masthead.
Cleveland Browns play their last game in Cleveland and move to Baltimore next season.
www.travelcleveland.com /About_Cleveland/cleveland_history.asp   (943 words)

 St. Louis Rams -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Louis Rams are a (Click link for more info and facts about National Football League) National Football League team based in (Click link for more info and facts about St. Louis, Missouri) St.
In 2002, the Rams disappointed with a 7-9 final record (after starting out 0-5), but uncovered a future superstar in the person of (Click link for more info and facts about Marc Bulger) Marc Bulger, who filled in for injured quarterback Kurt Warner and won every game in which he both started and finished.
The 2003 Rams had a regular-season record of 12-4 and won their division once again, but lost to the (Click link for more info and facts about Carolina Panthers) Carolina Panthers in the second round of the playoffs after having earned a bye in the first round.
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 St. Louis Rams History
In 1937, the Cleveland Rams were founded by Homer Marshman, a Cleveland attorney.
This was a major blow to the Rams as well as losing Kurt Warner for more than 5 weeks, combined with the poor play of the defense and special teams, it was no wonder that they were not able to achieve a SB repeat.
Unfortunately for the Rams and a few choice calls made by the ever increasing miserable NFL officiating the Rams lost the SB by a last second field goal, ending the game with a score of 20-17.
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 Brief History of the Rams and the Stadiums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
In 1937 on Feb 13, the Cleveland Rams are granted a franchise.
Rams in March sign halfback Kenny Washington and end Woody Strode, they are the first African-American players in NFL.
That year the Rams are in the Super Bowl and lose.
www.ramsusa.com /history.html   (525 words)

 Member - Pro Football Hall of Fame
Early in 1946, the Rams moved to Los Angeles.
The Rams won it all in 1951 with a 24-17 win over the Cleveland Browns in the title game.
For the next seven seasons, the Rams were pro football's most feared offensive team and Waterfield was the brilliant field general and precision passer who put points on the scoreboard.
www.profootballhof.com /hof/member.jsp?player_id=226   (408 words)

 kingcountyjournal.com - Boys 3A Basketball: Mount Rainier bounced out by Cleveland - Rams fall flat in second day of ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Cleveland beat the Rams 71-49 in a loser-out consolation game on Thursday at the Tacoma Dome.
Cleveland (19-10) remained alive for a shot at the fifth-place trophy.
The Rams were just 2 of 16 from 3-point range.
www.kingcountyjournal.com /sited/story/html/157907   (224 words)

 CyberDad's Rams Playoff History Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Rams organization begain in Ohio in 1936 as the Cleveland Rams in the second version of the American Football League.
During this period, the Rams won their conference 5 times, and won 2 of their 5 NFL Championship Game appearances, once while still in Cleveland, and once in Los Angeles.
In fact, the Rams would finish last in their division 6 of those 9 years.
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 St Louis Rams Tickets - Rams NFL Football - Rams Ticket Brokers
The St. Louis Rams lost some steam after their 12-4 2003 season, dropping to 8-8 in 2004 under the command of quarterback Marc Bulger.
The Cleveland Rams were founded in 1936 as a member of the American Football League (a different league from the AFL that later merged with the NFL).
Knox led the Rams to five consecutive division crowns, recording a 54-15-1 regular-season win-loss-tie record from 1973 to 1977.
www.coasttocoasttickets.com /nfl/rams_tickets.shtml   (744 words)

 Cleveland: A Bicentennial Timeline
The Cleveland Blues (predecessor to the Cleveland Indians) are established as one of the first teams in the new American League.
Cleveland chosen as the Fourth District headquarters of the Federal Reserve Bank.
Cleveland City Council passes a Fair Employment Practices law, the first such city law in the United States.
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 The official site of the St. Louis Rams - Homes Of The Rams
Rams became first team in NFL history to score 70 points in game with 70-27 victory over Baltimore Colts, 10/22/50.
Rams scored season high 59 points against Atlanta, 11/10/96, the third highest point total in franchise history.
Rams were unbeaten, 8-0, in regular season and 10-0 with two playoff wins in 1999.
www.stlouisrams.com /History/HomesOfTheRams   (377 words)

 ESPN.com - NFL - Preview   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Louis Rams look to extend their winning streak to five games Monday night when they battle the struggling Cleveland Browns.
Rams quarterback Marc Bulger also has been mistake-prone away from home.
While the Rams have postseason aspirations, the reeling Browns are left playing the role of spoilers.
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 Sample text for Library of Congress control number 2004052003
While the Rams were responsible for the field, the city of Cleveland was responsible for the stadium and the parking lots, which were left unshoveled.
By that time, the windows of the Cleveland Stadium press box had fogged over, and most of the writers covering the game had abandoned their typewriters and gone outside into the biting cold, cursing as they bundled up to face the brutal wind, but drawn to the finish of the frantic battle below.
In 1936, the Cleveland Rams, who had struggled through a season with the failing rival American Football League, called NFL president Joe Carr to apply for an expansion franchise in the NFL.
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 Term-Papers.us - History Of Tha Nfl
Waterfield not only was named NFL rookie of the year in 1945, but he led the Rams to the NFL championsip on the margin of a fluke safety scored when a pass thrown by Washington's Sammy Baugh from his own end zone struck the cross bar of the goal posts and fell to the ground.
THE NEW NFL The merger of the NFL and AAFC in 1950 produced a truly national football league that had two West Coast teams in the Rams and 49ers, two in New York with the Giants and Yanks (a combination of the Bulldogs, and Yankees from the AAFC) and the original franchises in the middle.
Cleveland's great offense had forced teams to come up with new defensive schemes and the New York Giants were the first to succeed in 1950 when coach Steve Owen developed an Umbrella Defense to try and counter the Browns' great passing offense.
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 Detroit Lions Site: Lions vs. Rams Series History
Overall, Detroit was 8-7 vs. the Cleveland Rams, 27-32-1 vs. the Los Angeles Rams, and are 1-0 vs. the St. Louis Rams.
In the second half, the Lions' defense played solid football on the big-play Rams' offense, while the Lions' offense, now with QB Charlie Batch at the helm, moved the ball, but again turned it over inside the red-zone, leaving the Lions without any momentum from which to build.
The Rams went on a fourth-quarter scoring binge when Warner threw his third TD of the game, a one-yard pass, to TE Ernie Conwell and RB Marshall Faulk scored on a seven-yard touchdown run to seal the score at 35-0.
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 Bob Feller --¬† Encyclop√¶dia Britannica
The 1945 rookie of the year for the Cleveland Rams, U.S. football coach and quarterback Bob Waterfield was born in Elmira, N.Y., on July 26, 1920.
He played quarterback for the Cleveland Rams, and then the Los Angeles Rams, from 1945 to 1952.
Waterfield served as head coach for the Los Angeles Rams from 1960 to 1962, and he was elected to the Pro Football Hall...
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 Team - Pro Football Hall of Fame   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
In their first four seasons on the West Coast, the Rams had to wage a costly head-to-head battle with the intra-city Dons of the All-America Football Conference.
But the AAFC folded after the 1949 season just as the Rams were embarking on a string of outstanding seasons on the field.
Then the Rams slipped into the second division, not to return to championship contention again until 1967.
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 ESPN Classic - January Moments
When the other NFL owners grant permission for the franchise to move to Los Angeles, the Rams become the first team in a major professional sports league to locate on the West Coast.
On second down at Denver's eight with little more than a minute remaining, Cleveland running back Earnest Byner runs for five yards when he is stripped of the ball by cornerback Jeremiah Castille, who recovers the fumble at the three.
After the Rams come back on their next possession to take a 19-17 lead on a 24-yard halfback option pass, from Lawrence McCutcheon to Ron Smith, Bradshaw works his magic again.
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