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Philadelphia Eagles

The Philadelphia Eagles are a National Football League team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Founded: 1933, by Lud Wray and Bert Bell
Home stadium: Veterans Stadium[?] (In 2003, they will move to Lincoln Financial Field)
Uniform colors: Midnight green, silver, and white
Helmet design: A white wing on a green helmet
League championships won: 1948, 1949, 1960.
Super Bowl appearances: XV (lost)

Franchise history

As the Frankford Yellow Jackets, the team often played a grueling schedule of 15 to 20 games a season. Frequently, they would schedule an away game on Saturday and a home game on Sunday of the same weekend.

As pro football became a serious business, teams began to move to larger cities and away from the industrial and mining towns in Ohio and Pennsylvania which produced them in the first place. Frankford was no exception, moving to Philadelphia in the early 1930s.

Players of note

Football Hall of Fame:

Current stars:

Retired numbers:

Note: Although Reggie White[?]'s 92 has not been worn since Reggie had it, the number is not officially retired.

Not to be forgotten:

Philadelphia Eagles official web site (http://www.philadelphiaeagles.com/)



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