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Old 01-27-2005, 05:24 PM
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can anyone tell me how the chargers got their name
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Old 02-03-2005, 05:31 PM
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Die-Hard fan, and I have no clue.
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Old 02-05-2005, 06:59 PM
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If I remeber right the inital owners of the team also owned horses and tied the 2 together.
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Old 02-07-2005, 01:04 PM
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That would make sense since the loogo had a horse on it.
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Old 03-05-2005, 09:42 PM
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It was from watching usc games and listening to everyone in the stadium yelling "charge" during the games I believe.
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Old 03-05-2005, 09:46 PM
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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!!!

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Old 03-06-2005, 01:18 PM
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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.....
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Old 03-06-2005, 01:35 PM
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Here is a link to the Chronology of the franchise
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Old 03-29-2005, 07:41 AM
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The Chargers were named after a horse.
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Old 03-29-2005, 01:21 PM
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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)

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