Modern NFL franchises have relocated 16 times since 1921, and in the vast majority of cases, the teams improve their record following the move, a Capital News Service analysis found.
Claude “Buddy” Young was part of a trio who became the first African-Americans to play for the Baltimore Colts. Young was also a football and track star at the University of Illinois.
Taliaferro said he walked into the lobby of the Lord Baltimore hotel to pick up his key. When he learned his white teammates were staying but he and his black teammates were leaving, he was incensed.
That was Taliaferro’s introduction to Charm City.