This final episode of the podcast explores the impact that National Football League original team the Dayton Triangles and its members had on sports and the local community.
Carl Storck sold the Dayton Triangles in 1930, but stayed in the National Football League as an executive. Eventually, he succeeded the late Joe Carr as NFL president, becoming the third, and last, head of the league before the commissioner era. This episode documents the two year period when the National Football League was headquartered in Dayton, Ohio.
The Dayton Triangles, last founding members of the National Football League, struggle to survive as a road team in the late 1920s.
I’ve just finished production on the final episode of the podcast and uploaded it to Buzzsprout. Season 2, Episode 10: “Endings” explores the impact of the Triangles and some of their players on both sports and the Dayton, Ohio community. The final episode is scheduled to drop on Thursday, October 17. I hope you’ll check it out.
Facing irrelevance in 1927, Dayton Triangles owner Carl Storck and business manager Mike Redelle reinvent the National Football League original team as a hometown squad. Season highlights include an upset win over defending NFL champions the Frankford Yellow Jackets and an epic game against the New York Yankees, led by the legendary Red Grange. By the end of the 1927 season, Dayton is the last remaining NFL original franchise.