Lamar Hunt

League Founder, Owner

Lamar Hunt

47 seasons

(Southern Methodist)...0'0'', 0...Lamar Hunt.. .Continually frustrated in attempts to gain NFL franchise. . . Developed idea, became driving force behind organization of rival American Football League, 1959. . . Founded Dallas Texans, 1960. . .Moved team to Kansas City, 1963, where solid club, organization provided AFL with stability, strength during AFL-NFL war. . .Spearheaded merger negotiations with NFL, 1966. . . Born August 2, 1932, in El Dorado, Arkansas. . .Died December 13, 2006, at age of 74.