• FOUNDED

    8/14/1959

  • CONFERENCE

    AFC

  • DIVISION

    AFC West

  • STADIUM

    SoFi Stadium

  • STADIUM CAPACITY

    70,240

  • LOCATION

    Inglewood, CA

  • GOVERNOR

    Dean Spanos

  • PRESIDENT

    Dean Spanos

  • GENERAL MANAGER

    Tom Telesco

  • HEAD COACH

    Brandon Staley

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TEAM HISTORY

The Chargers were born on August 14, 1959, when Barron Hilton, a 32-year-old hotel executive, was awarded a franchise for Los Angeles in the new American Football League. Even though they won the AFL Western Division championship in 1960, the Los Angeles Chargers received meager fan support so Hilton, buoyed by the encouragement of San Diego sports editor Jack Murphy, moved his team 120 miles s...

The Chargers were born on August 14, 1959, when Barron Hilton, a 32-year-old hotel executive, was awarded a franchise for Los Angeles in the new American Football League. Even though they won the AFL Western Division championship in 1960, the Los...

8/14/1959

Barron Hilton

16-14 loss to the Baltimore Colts

Walker Gillette

Charlie Waller

San Diego Stadium

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