When did the Chargers leave San Diego?

Chris Githens, left, kicks a pile of Chargers memorabilia in front of San Diego Chargers headquarters after the team announced that it will move to Los Angeles Thursday Jan. 12, 2017, in San Diego. ( Denis Poroy / AP)
The Chargers will become Los Angeles' newest football team in 2017.
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When did the Chargers move to Los Angeles?

The team announced on Thursday that it will move to Los Angeles in 2017, where it will join the Rams and become the city's second NFL team. The Chargers started out in L.A., playing their first season as a franchise there in 1960. However, they moved to San Diego the next year and have been there for 56 years.
  • Which NFL team is going to Las Vegas?

    The team is scheduled to begin play as the Las Vegas Raiders for the 2020 National Football League (NFL) season, playing home games at the Las Vegas Stadium, although a move to Las Vegas could happen as soon as 2019 with Sam Boyd Stadium.
  • Are the Raiders moving to Vegas?

    NFL Approves Raiders Move To Las Vegas For 2019 Season. The Oakland Raiders are on the move — again. NFL owners voted 31-1 today to approve the team's move southeast to Las Vegas, but it will continue to play in the East Bay for two more seasons while a Sin City stadium is built.
  • Are the Raiders moving to Las Vegas?

    It's official: the Raiders are moving to Las Vegas. NFL owners on Monday approved the Raiders request to move to Las Vegas. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, owners approved the relocation with a 31-1 vote. The Miami Dolphins were the only team to vote against the move.
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When did the Chargers move to San Diego?

The Chargers only spent one season in Los Angeles before moving to San Diego in 1961. From 1961 to 1966 their home field was Balboa Stadium in Balboa Park. As of August 1967, they moved to the newly constructed SDCCU Stadium (then named San Diego Stadium), where they played their home games until 2016.
  • How did the San Diego Chargers get their name?

    Barron Hilton, the hotel magnate, organized the team to start in the AFL in 1960 in Los Angeles. Fans were asked to submit names. The club's nickname was submitted by Gerald Courtney of Hollywood. Hilton selected 'Chargers' in part because it coincided with the arrival of the new Carte Blanche charge card.
  • When did the San Diego Chargers move to Los Angeles?

    The team announced on Thursday that it will move to Los Angeles in 2017, where it will join the Rams and become the city's second NFL team. The Chargers started out in L.A., playing their first season as a franchise there in 1960. However, they moved to San Diego the next year and have been there for 56 years.
  • When was the last Super Bowl held in San Diego?

    The stadium has hosted three Super Bowl games: Super Bowl XXII in 1988, Super Bowl XXXII in 1998, and Super Bowl XXXVII in 2003.
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Where were the San Diego Chargers originally from?

Beginnings: The 1960 AFL Season, Move to San Diego. The Los Angeles Chargers were established with seven other American Football League teams in 1959. In 1960, the Chargers began AFL play in Los Angeles. The Chargers' original owner was hotel heir Barron Hilton, son of Hilton Hotels founder Conrad Hilton.
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    It is estimated that Brady earns $8 million in endorsements, which include deals with Under Armour and UGG Boots. CelebrityNetWorth puts Tom Brady's career net worth at $180 million, which is far from his wife Gisele Bündchen's $380 million in her respective career as a super model.
  • What is the lowest paid player in the NFL?

    The NFL pays rookies a minimum salary of $420,000, but on lower levels, the pay isn't as generous. Arena Football League players often work part-time as bouncers, or at other jobs to supplement an $830-per-game paycheck, which is an upgrade from the old rate of $400 per game.
  • How much money does a waterboy make in the NFL?

    Average Salary: $53,000. Job Description: Pouring water into sweaty dudes' mouths and holding their gross towels. OK, that doesn't sound too enticing.

Updated: 26th November 2019

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