Baltimore Colts

    The Baltimore Colts, which are the modern day Indianapolis Colts, were an American football team based in Baltimore, Maryland who played in the National Football League (NFL) from 1953 through 1983.

    Football Almanac is pleased present a comprehensive Baltimore Colts history which includes links to every Baltimore Colts roster in history (every roster has every player who appeared in a game so this means every Baltimore Colts player is just a click away as well), some Baltimore Colts franchise facts, Baltimore Colts regular season records, Baltimore Colts Hall of Famers and other Baltimore Colts historical facts.

    IMPORTANT NOTE: See Indianapolis Colts team page for a comprehensive franchise history. This page ONLY contains data about the team while it was playing in Baltimore, and not during its franchise.

How did they become the Colts? Baltimore’s first pro football team was a member of the 1947 AAFC. A fan contest produced the Colts name reflecting the great tradition and proud history of horse breeding and racing in the Baltimore region. The original Colts disbanded after the 1950 season but the name was retained when a new Baltimore franchise began play in 1953. The team moved to Indianapolis in 1984. - Pro Football Hall of Fame (Franchise nicknames, Source)

Baltimore Colts

Baltimore Colts History by Football Almanac

Year Established:

1953

Home Town:

Baltimore, Maryland

Year League Conference Team Rosters Wins Losses Ties Coach(es)
1983 NFL AFC East 1983 Baltimore Colts 7 9 0 Frank Kush
1982 NFL AFC 1982 Baltimore Colts 0 8 1 Frank Kush
1981 NFL AFC East 1981 Baltimore Colts 2 14 0 Mike McCormack
1980 NFL AFC East 1980 Baltimore Colts 7 9 0 Mike McCormack
1979 NFL AFC East 1979 Baltimore Colts 5 11 0 Ted Marchibroda
1978 NFL AFC East 1978 Baltimore Colts 5 11 0 Ted Marchibroda
1977 NFL AFC East 1977 Baltimore Colts 10 4 0 Ted Marchibroda
1976 NFL AFC East 1976 Baltimore Colts 11 3 0 Ted Marchibroda
1975 NFL AFC East 1975 Baltimore Colts 10 4 0 Ted Marchibroda
1974 NFL AFC East 1974 Baltimore Colts 2 9 0 Joe Thomas
1974 NFL AFC East 1974 Baltimore Colts 0 3 0 Howard Schnellenberger
" " " "2 120 "
1973 NFL AFC East 1973 Baltimore Colts 4 10 0 Howard Schnellenberger
1972 NFL AFC East 1972 Baltimore Colts 4 5 0 John Sandusky
1972 NFL AFC East 1972 Baltimore Colts 1 4 0 Don McCafferty
" " " "5 90 "
1971 NFL AFC East 1971 Baltimore Colts 10 4 0 Don McCafferty
1970 NFL AFC East 1970 Baltimore Colts 11 2 1 Don McCafferty
1969 NFL Western Coastal 1969 Baltimore Colts 8 5 1 Don Shula
1968 NFL Western Coastal 1968 Baltimore Colts 13 1 0 Don Shula
1967 NFL Western Coastal 1967 Baltimore Colts 11 1 2 Don Shula
1966 NFL Western 1966 Baltimore Colts 9 5 0 Don Shula
1965 NFL Western 1965 Baltimore Colts 10 3 1 Don Shula
1964 NFL Western 1964 Baltimore Colts 12 2 0 Don Shula
1963 NFL Western 1963 Baltimore Colts 8 6 0 Don Shula
1962 NFL Western 1962 Baltimore Colts 7 7 0 Weeb Ewbank
1961 NFL Western 1961 Baltimore Colts 8 6 0 Weeb Ewbank
1960 NFL Western 1960 Baltimore Colts 6 6 0 Weeb Ewbank
1959 NFL Western 1959 Baltimore Colts 9 3 0 Weeb Ewbank
1958 NFL Western 1958 Baltimore Colts 9 3 0 Weeb Ewbank
1957 NFL Western 1957 Baltimore Colts 7 5 0 Weeb Ewbank
1956 NFL Western 1956 Baltimore Colts 5 7 0 Weeb Ewbank
1955 NFL Western 1955 Baltimore Colts 5 6 1 Weeb Ewbank
1954 NFL Western 1954 Baltimore Colts 3 9 0 Weeb Ewbank
1953 NFL Western 1953 Baltimore Colts 3 9 0 Keith Molesworth
Baltimore Colts History by Football Almanac


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