Chargers Header
Forum Home News Media Vault Schedule Team Charger Girls Tickets Fan Zone Community En Espaņol Fantasy Football Pro Shop

Go Back   The Official San Diego Chargers Forum > Chargers Talk > Chargers Fans, Where Are You?
Register FAQ Members List Mark Forums Read

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-27-2005, 04:24 PM
Posts: n/a
Default chargers name

can anyone tell me how the chargers got their name
Reply With Quote
Old 02-03-2005, 04:31 PM
TrabucoWR's Avatar
TrabucoWR TrabucoWR is offline
Stay in San Diego please
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Mission Viejo
Posts: 4,792
Default chargers name

Die-Hard fan, and I have no clue.
CMB representative in North Carolina
Reply With Quote
Old 02-05-2005, 05:59 PM
Boltbacker's Avatar
Boltbacker Boltbacker is offline
Danger High Voltage!
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Auburn, WA
Posts: 662
Default chargers name

If I remeber right the inital owners of the team also owned horses and tied the 2 together.
Danger: High Voltage!

Away Chargers games attended:
06' Cincinnatti: Win
06' Seattle: Win
07' Greenbay: Loss
07' Minnesota: Loss
08' Buffalo: Loss
09' Kansas City: Win
10' Houston: Win
10' Seattle: Loss
11' Chicago:
Reply With Quote
Old 02-07-2005, 12:04 PM
Posts: n/a
Default chargers name

That would make sense since the loogo had a horse on it.
Reply With Quote
Old 03-05-2005, 08:42 PM
Posts: n/a
Default chargers name

It was from watching usc games and listening to everyone in the stadium yelling "charge" during the games I believe.
Reply With Quote
Old 03-05-2005, 08:46 PM
mgpretzel mgpretzel is offline
I spit hot fire
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Carlsbad
Posts: 2,568
Default chargers name

I don't know but I do know Back in the Day. They had a guy on a horse that would ride around the stadium. Also a charger is a horse that is fast that was used in lke jousting and stuff. I think!!!

Reply With Quote
Old 03-06-2005, 12:18 PM
Posts: n/a
Default chargers name

Just wanting to put my two cent worth on the origin of the Chargers name...... it seem that the original
owner of the Chargers was a fellow by name of Baron Hilton... yes the same Hilton of the hotels and
Paris Hilton. Well anying way mr Hilton started the Carta Blanca credit card biz from were the term
chargers arrived.....
Reply With Quote
Old 03-06-2005, 12:35 PM
kcboltfan's Avatar
kcboltfan kcboltfan is offline
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Olathe
Posts: 559
Default chargers name

Here is a link to the Chronology of the franchise
Reply With Quote
Old 03-29-2005, 06:41 AM
Posts: n/a
Default chargers name

The Chargers were named after a horse.
Reply With Quote
Old 03-29-2005, 12:21 PM
LTfan4life's Avatar
LTfan4life LTfan4life is offline
Hall of Famer
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Denver
Posts: 7,612
Default chargers name

I have a picture on my wall that I bought in Coronado that has an NFL history timeline.

It says here:

1961- Barron Hilton founds Los Angeles Chargers; name refers to Hilton's new carte blanche charge card. (essentially a credit card)

Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:05 PM.

© 2014 San Diego Chargers. All Rights Reserved.