More acurate NO Saints history Rated 5 out of 5 stars
I do love that you created this, and you are correct on part of your history. Read below and you will see that the Saints actually started playing in 1967 and it was at Tulane Stadium.
Nov. 1 - National Football League awarded 16th franchise to New Orleans as NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle made the announcement at New Orleans' Ponchartrain Hotel ... the New Orleans States-Item headline that afternoon was "N.O. Goes Pro!"; Dec. 15 - John W. Mecom, Jr. becomes majority stockholder-president of franchise; Dec. 22 - Victor E. Schwenk appointed director of player personnel; Dec. 27 - Tom Fears named franchise's 1st head coach.
Jan. 9 - New Orleans' NFL franchise nicknamed Saints; Jan. 27 - Saints signed 1st player, former Ole Miss & L.A. Rams kicker Paige Cothren; Feb. 9 - Saints select 42 players in expansion draft; March 8 - 1st season-ticket drive launched ... Saints sell 20,000 on 1st day & 33,400 before 1st game;