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NewYorkImperials
New York Imperials
Division Northeast
Founded 1918
Inaugural AFA Season 1946
Stadium Metropolitan Stadium (1918–1952)
Imperial Coliseum (1953–present)
City The Bronx, New York
Owner Raymond Jarvis
Head Coach Joe Allison
Team Colors Maroon, Silver, White
Division titles 8 (1946, 1947, 1948, 1950, 1952, 1955, 1956, 1967
Victory Bowl titles 4: (1946, 1947, 1948, 1950)
History New York Imperials (1918–present)

The New York Imperials are a professional football team based in New York City, New York, United States. A charter member of the American Football Association, the Imperials play their home games at Imperial Coliseum in the borough of The Bronx.

The Imperials were the AFA's first dynasty, having won four of the first five Victory Bowls, but none since winning the Fifth Victory Bowl in 1950.

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LogosEdit

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(1918–1959)
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(1960–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
New York Imperials
1946 AFA East 1st 9 2 1 Won First Victory Bowl (Cincinnati) 24–13
1947 AFA East 1st 8 3 1 Won Second Victory Bowl (Cincinnati) 20–17
1948 AFA East 1st 9 2 1 Won Third Victory Bowl (Cincinnati) 34–31
1949 AFA East 3rd 7 4 1 Missed playoffs
1950 AFA East 1st 9 1 2 Won Fifth Victory Bowl (Chicago) 20–17
1951 AFA East 2nd 7 3 2 Lost East Playoff (Boston)
1952 AFA East 1st 8 3 1 Lost Semifinals (Cleveland) 20–27
1953 AFA East 2nd 6 6 0 Missed playoffs
1954 AFA East 2nd 8 3 1 Missed playoffs
1955 AFA East 1st 11 0 1 Won Semifinals (Houston) 14–10
Lost Tenth Victory Bowl (Minnesota) 10–13
1956 AFA East 1st 11 1 0 Won Semifinals (Houston) 20–17
Lost 11th Victory Bowl (Chicago) 14–33
1957 AFA East 2nd 7 5 0 Missed playoffs
1958 AFA East 4th 3 8 1 Missed playoffs
1959 AFA East 2nd 6 5 1 Missed playoffs
1960 AFA East 3rd 5 7 0 Missed playoffs
1961 AFA East 3rd 6 6 2 Missed playoffs
1962 AFA East 5th 4 9 1 Missed playoffs
1963 AFA East 3rd 8 6 0 Missed playoffs
1964 AFA East 5th 4 9 1 Missed playoffs
1965 AFA East 5th 4 8 2 Missed playoffs
1966 AFA East 3rd 6 8 0 Missed playoffs
1967 AFA East 1st 9 4 1 Won Quarterfinals (Pittsburgh) 31–17
Lost Semifinals (Washington) 24–27
1968 AFA Northeast 2nd 8 5 1 Won Quarterfinals (Pittsburgh) 21–0
Won Semifinals (Colorado) 24–13
Lost 23rd Victory Bowl (St. Louis) 17–27
1969 AFA Northeast 4th 5 8 1 Missed playoffs
1970 AFA Northeast 3rd 9 5 0 Won Quarterfinals (St. Louis 24–17
Lost Semifinals (Seattle) 17–30
1971 AFA Northeast 2nd 5 3 1 Won Quarterfinals (Portland 13–6
Lost Semifinals (Pittsburgh) 7–23
1972 AFA Northeast 4th 2 12 0 Missed playoffs
1973 AFA Northeast 4th 4 9 1 Missed playoffs
1974 AFA Northeast 3rd 4 8 2 Missed playoffs
1975 AFA Northeast 3rd 5 9 0 Missed playoffs
1976 AFA Northeast 5th 6 8 0 Missed playoffs
1980 AFA Northeast 2nd 8 6 0 Missed playoffs
Total 202 170 26 (includes only regular season)
11 8 0 (includes only the postseason)
213 178 26 (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