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The Cleveland Browns Our History
The Beginning  <ul><li>Cleveland Browns began in 1946 in the All-American Football Conference (AAFC) </li></ul><ul><li>8 t...
Did You Know? <ul><li>The first owner of the Browns, Arthur McBride, had a newspaper contest offering a $1,000 war bond. T...
<ul><li>The Browns made 10 AAFC Playoff Appearances </li></ul><ul><li>1950 the Browns switched to the NFL </li></ul><ul><l...
<ul><li>1961 Art Modell purchases the Cleveland Browns franchise </li></ul><ul><li>The Browns trade Bobby Mitchell for Hei...
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  1. 1. The Cleveland Browns Our History
  2. 2. The Beginning <ul><li>Cleveland Browns began in 1946 in the All-American Football Conference (AAFC) </li></ul><ul><li>8 teams in the AAFC: Brooklyn, Buffalo, Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago, New York, San Francisco, and Cleveland </li></ul><ul><li>Won the first AAFC Championship against New York Yankees 14-7 </li></ul>
  3. 3. Did You Know? <ul><li>The first owner of the Browns, Arthur McBride, had a newspaper contest offering a $1,000 war bond. The winning name became the “Browns” after head coach Paul Brown! </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>The Browns made 10 AAFC Playoff Appearances </li></ul><ul><li>1950 the Browns switched to the NFL </li></ul><ul><li>Received fullback Jim Brown in ‘57, who was a huge addition to the team </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>1961 Art Modell purchases the Cleveland Browns franchise </li></ul><ul><li>The Browns trade Bobby Mitchell for Heisman winner Running Back Ernie Davis </li></ul>

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