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Joe Auer in a Preseason Game on August 12, 1967

Dolphins Nearly Left Miami in 1969

As we approach the start of another Miami Dolphin’s season, not many fans realize how close Miami was to losing the Dolphins in 1969. Prior to the hiring of the legendary coach Don Shula, the three straight Super Bowl appearances,…

Miami Dolphins Practice in 1966

AFL Expansion Leads to Miami Dolphins in 1965

By the end of the 1950s, the National Football League (NFL), was able to reflect on its most stable and profitable decade since its inception in 1920. It was during this decade that football was ushered into the television era,…