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MinnesotaAngels
Minnesota Angels
Division Central
Founded  ?
Inaugural AFA Season 1946
Stadium Unnamed Providence Stadium (?–1951)
Unnamed Minnesota Temporary Stadium (1952–1953)
Twin Cities Stadium (1954–present)
City Minneapolis, Minnesota
Owner Cecil Storch
Head Coach Gus Koch
Team Colors Sky Blue, Navy Blue, Gold, White
Division titles 8
West: 1955, 1957, 1958, 1960
Central: 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976
Victory Bowl titles 2: (1955, 1957)
History Providence Angels (?–1951)
Minnesota Angels (1952–present)

The Minnesota Angels are a professional football team based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. They are a charter member of the American Football Association, which they joined as the Providence Angels playing out of Providence, Rhode Island before moving to the Twin Cities in 1952. They play their home games at Twin Cities Stadium.

HistoryEdit

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LogosEdit

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Providence Angels logo
(?–1949)
Providence/Minnesota Angels logo
(1950–1968)
Minnesota Angels logo
(1969–present)

Season-by-season resultsEdit

Victory Bowl Champions Victory Bowl Appearance Division Champions Playoff Berth
Season League Division Regular season Postseason results
Finish Wins Losses Ties
Providence Angels
1946 AFA East 5th 5 6 1 Missed playoffs
1947 AFA East 5th 5 7 0 Missed playoffs
1948 AFA East 6th 2 9 1 Missed playoffs
1949 AFA East 6th 2 9 1 Missed playoffs
Providence Angels
1950 AFA East 6th 2 10 0 Missed playoffs
1951 AFA East 6th 1 11 0 Missed playoffs
Minnesota Angels
1952 AFA West 4th 4 7 1 Missed playoffs
1953 AFA West 4th 5 6 1 Missed playoffs
1954 AFA West 3rd 6 6 0 Missed playoffs
1955 AFA West 1st 7 3 2 Won Semifinals (Detroit) 21–3
Won Tenth Victory Bowl (New York) 13–10
1956 AFA West 2nd 5 6 1 Missed playoffs
1957 AFA West 1st 8 2 2 Won Semifinals (Philadelphia) 21–13
Won Twelfth Victory Bowl (Cleveland) 21–15
1958 AFA West 1st 10 1 1 Won Semifinals (New Orleans) 13–10
Lost Thirteenth Victory Bowl (Pittsburgh) 20–27
1959 AFA West 2nd 7 5 0 Missed playoffs
1960 AFA West 1st 10 2 0 Lost Semifinals (Pittsburgh) 23–24
1961 AFA West 2nd 9 4 1 Missed playoffs
1962 AFA West 2nd 8 4 2 Missed playoffs
1963 AFA West 2nd 8 5 1 Missed playoffs
1964 AFA West 4th 5 7 2 Missed playoffs
1965 AFA West 5th 4 9 1 Missed playoffs
1966 AFA West 3rd 7 7 0 Missed playoffs
1967 AFA Central 4th 3 9 2 Missed playoffs
1968 AFA Central 4th 5 9 0 Missed playoffs
Minnesota Angels
1969 AFA Central 4th 1 13 0 Missed playoffs
1970 AFA Central 3rd 7 7 0 Missed playoffs
1971 AFA Central 2nd 5 3 1 Missed playoffs
1972 AFA Central 2nd 8 5 1 Missed playoffs
1973 AFA Central 1st 11 3 0 Won Quarterfinals (San Francisco) 7–6
Won Semifinals (Cleveland) 17–6
Lost 28th Victory Bowl (Philadelphia) 3–17
1974 AFA Central 1st 9 3 2 Won Quarterfinals (Miami) 14–13
Lost Semifinals (New Orleans) 0–17
1975 AFA Central 1st 10 4 0 Won Quarterfinals (Los Angeles) 31–7
Lost Semifinals (Washington) 9–21
1976 AFA Central 1st 9 5 0 Lost Quarterfinals (New Orleans) 10–12
1977 AFA Central 2nd 8 6 0 Missed playoffs
1978 AFA Central 2nd 11 3 0 Lost Quarterfinals (Arizona) 21–24
1979 AFA Central 2nd 10 4 0 Won Quarterfinals (San Diego) 16–13
Won Semifinals (Washington) 26–8
Won 34th Victory Bowl (Texas)
Total 217 200 24 (includes only regular season)
11 6 0 (includes only the postseason)
228 '206 24 (includes both regular season and postseason)
e v American Football Association teams
North: Chicago Butchers · Cincinnati Guardians · Cleveland Ghosts · Detroit Gladiators
Northeast: Boston Captains · Buffalo Stampeders · New York Imperials · Philadelphia Railers · Pittsburgh Miners
Southeast: Atlanta Rebels · Baltimore Royals · Miami Suns · Washington Wasps
South: Arizona Firebirds · Houston Hurricanes · New Orleans Krewe · Texas Stallions
Central: Colorado Centennials · Milwaukee Wolves · Minnesota Angels · St. Louis Aces
West: California Whales · Los Angeles Comets · Portland Dragons · San Diego Destroyers · Seattle Grizzlies