Toronto Rifles 1965 Football T-Shirt
Continental Football League
History: The rifles were the first American-rules pro football team to be based in Canada. After beginning life in Montreal as the Quebec Rifles in 1964, this team moved to Toronto, where they competed for the affection of gridiron fans with the established Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League. In 1965 the team wnet 11-3 and lost to the Charleston Rockets in the CFL championship game. After the Argos signed the Rifles' head coach and several of their start players in 1967 the team lost fan support and folded.
Item #: TOR65FT