AMERICAN PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION apparel line. Free shipping! Pictured: Signature shirt

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Signature shirt, limited edition.

American Professional Football Association, the league that became the NFL. 

Backside is the league pigskin emblem, featuring all the charter teams.

Quality cotton, size XL only. Free shipping. 

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The American Professional Football Association was organized in 1920 with 14 teams. Several teams sputtered and collapsed almost immediately, the business model untenable in an era when pro football was given little credence -- in or out of  sport.

When the association reorganized in 1922 with a new batch of teams, driving force George Halas thought the APFA name too long, so he coined National Football League.

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