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1963 San Diego Chargers season

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Record  11–3
Head coach  Sid Gillman
General manager  Sid Gillman
Owner  Barron Hilton
Division place  1st Western Division
Start date  1963
Home field  Balboa Stadium
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Playoff finish  Won AFL Championship (Boston Patriots, 51–10)
Similar  1960 Los Angeles Chargers, 1963 Boston Patriots s, 1980 San Diego Chargers, 1994 San Diego Chargers

The 1963 San Diego Chargers season was the team's fourth in the American Football League. The team had gone 4–10 record in 1962. They won their only AFL Championship with a 51–10 win over the Boston Patriots in Balboa Stadium. Receiver Lance Alworth was named the league M.V.P.

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Through 2015, this was the Chargers' only championship season, AFL or NFL. This is also the most recent world championship ever won by a major league sports team in the city and county of San Diego. In 2003, the team was inducted into the Chargers Ring of Honor.

The Chargers were the only AFL team to go undefeated against four teams in the regular season that would go on to make the postseason. The 1963 San Diego Chargers were one of the best.

Week 8

  • Tobin Rote 21/29, 369 Yds
  • Lance Alworth 5 Rec, 180 Yds
  • Standings

    Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.

    References

    1963 San Diego Chargers season Wikipedia


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