World Football League (1974-1975)


BIRMINGHAM AMERICANS / BIRMINGHAM VULCANS

1974 1975 1975
BIRMINGHAM AMERICANS BIRMINGHAM VULCANS BIRMINGHAM VULCANS

CHICAGO FIRE

1974

CHICAGO WINDS

1975 (first 4 games) 1975 (game 5 only)

This team lasted for only five games in 1975. I have finally added the second design above (which was apparently used only once, during the team's last game vs Memphis) thanks to the photograph below, which confirms that the "W" within the helmet logo was apparently enclosed entirely within the football-shape:

Nearly every other instance of the logo dating from that period shows the "W" spilling outside the football-shape (examples below from media guides and tickets):


DETROIT WHEELS

1974

This team folded after playing fourteen games in 1974.


FLORIDA BLAZERS / SAN ANTONIO WINGS

1974 1975
FLORIDA BLAZERS SAN ANTONIO WINGS

THE HAWAIIANS

1974 - 1975

HOUSTON TEXANS / SHREVEPORT STEAMER

1974 September 25, 1974 1974
HOUSTON TEXANS SHREVEPORT STEAMER SHREVEPORT STEAMER
1975
SHREVEPORT STEAMER

JACKSONVILLE SHARKS / JACKSONVILLE EXPRESS

1974 1975
JACKSONVILLE SHARKS JACKSONVILLE EXPRESS

MEMPHIS SOUTHMEN

1974 1975

NEW YORK STARS / CHARLOTTE STARS / CHARLOTTE HORNETS

1974 1974 1975
NEW YORK STARS CHARLOTTE STARS CHARLOTTE HORNETS
1975
CHARLOTTE HORNETS

PHILADELPHIA BELL

1974 - 1975

PORTLAND STORM / PORTLAND THUNDER

1974 1975
PORTLAND STORM PORTLAND THUNDER

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SUN

1974 - 1975 1975