Denver Dynamite (arena football)


Denver Dynamite (arena football)

This article is about the former Arena Football League franchise. For the Professional Arena Soccer League (PASL-Pro) soccer club, see Denver Dynamite (soccer).

Denver Dynamite
Denver Dynamite
Year founded 1987
Year folded 1991
Prior names none
Divisional championships none
ArenaBowl championships 1:
1987

The Denver Dynamite were a charter member of the Arena Football League. They played their home games at McNichols Sports Arena. They were last coached by Vito "Babe" Parilli. The teams's logo was a bundle of dynamite sticks with a burning fuse.

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History

The franchise played in the inaugural four-team "demonstration" season of 1987 and winning the first ArenaBowl that year. However, it did not return for the league's second season. The franchise was restarted in 1989, however, and operated for three subsequent seasons, ceasing operation after the 1991 campaign. The team played all of its home games at the McNichols Sports Arena.

The owners retained the rights to operate an Arena Football franchise, however, which they sold in 1996 to a Nashville, Tennessee-based group which started the Nashville Kats (later the Georgia Force) the next year.

Denver would receive a new arena football team in 2003, when the Colorado Crush, owned by Pat Bowlen and John Elway, was established. The Crush played their home games at the Pepsi Center from 2003-2008.

Season-by-season

AFL Hall of Famers

Honors

Players

  • Chris Brewer - First Team All-Arena Team (1987)
  • Patrick Cain - Second Team All-Arena Team (1987)
  • Wayne Coffey - First Team All-Arena Team (1991)
  • Rusty Fricke - Kicker of the Year (1991), 1st Team All-Arena Team (1991)
  • Gary Gussman - First Team All-Arena Team (1989)
  • Kelly Kirchbaum - Second Team All-Arena Team (1987)
  • Quinton Knight - First Team All-Arena Team (1989, 1990)
  • Joe March - First Team All-Arena Team (1991)
  • Gary Mullen - First Team All-Arena Team (1987)
  • Durell Taylor - Second Team All-Arena Team (1987)
  • Whit Taylor - Second Team All-Arena Team (1987)
  • Alvin Williams - Second Team All-Arena Team (1991)
  • Mitch Young - Second Team All-Arena Team (1990)

Coaches

  • Tim Marcum - Coach of the Year (1987)
  • Babe Parilli - Coach of the Year (1989)

Coaches

  • Tim Marcum, Head Coach (1987)
  • Babe Parilli, Head Coach (1989–91)

Notable players

Media

  • The team appeared on the game EA Sports Arena Football as a hidden bonus team.

External links


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