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  PHILA./BALT. STARS   83-85

FRANCHISE REGULAR SEASON RESULTS: 41 wins, 12 losses, 1 tie

1983 - 15-3, 1st Atlantic Division 

1984 - 16-2, 1st Atlantic Division

1985 - 10-7-1, 4th Eastern Conference

 

PLAYOFF APPEARANCES: Three

1983 - 1-1, Lost in USFL Championship Game

PS83-SFP  7/09/83  PHILADELPHIA STARS 44, Chicago Blitz 38  {OT}

PS83-CHM  7/17/83  MICHIGAN PANTHERS 24, Philadelphia Stars 22

 

1984 - 3-0, Won USFL Championship

PS84-DVP  6/30/84  PHILADELPHIA STARS 28, New Jersey Generals  7

PS84-SFP  7/08/84  PHILADELPHIA STARS 20, Birmingham Stallions 10

PS84-CHM  7/15/84  Philadelphia Stars 23, Arizona Wranglers  3

 

1985 - 3-0, Won USFL Championship

PS85-QFP  7/01/85  Baltimore Stars 20, NEW JERSEY GENERALS 17

PS85-SFP  7/07/85  Baltimore Stars 28, BIRMINGHAM STALLIONS 14

PS85-CHM  7/14/85  Baltimore Stars 28, Oakland Invaders 24

 

TEAM COLORS:

1983-85: Crimson and Old Gold 

                          HOME UNIFORM                               AWAY UNIFORM

                                               


 

HOME STADIUM 1983-84: Veterans Stadium (72,204 - TURF)

 

HOME STADIUM 1985: Byrd Stadium (41,400 - GRASS)

FRANCHISE EXECUTIVES AND COACHES

OWNERSHIP:

1983: Myles H. Tanenbaum - Managing General Partner

General Partner(s): Arthur L. Powell, Harold G. Schaeffer


1984: Myles H. Tanenbaum - Managing General Partner

General Partner(s): Arthur L. Powell, Harold G. Schaeffer

 
1985: Myles H. Tanenbaum - Managing General Partner

General Partner(s): Arthur L. Powell, Harold G. Schaeffer

 

FRONT OFFICE:

1983: Carl D. Peterson - President / General Manager

Assistants: William M. Kuharich (Asst GM)

 

1984: Carl D. Peterson - President / General Manager

Assistants: William M. Kuharich (Asst GM); Bill Polian (Asst Dir of Player Personnel)

 

1985: Carl D. Peterson - President / General Manager

Assistants: William M. Kuharich (Asst GM); Terry Bradway (Asst Dir of Player Personnel)

 

COACHES:

1983: Jim Mora (15-3, 1-1 in playoffs)

Assistants: Joe Pendry (OC); Jim Skipper (RBs); Carl Smith (TEs/ST); Jim Erkenbeck (OL); Vince Tobin (DC/LB); John Pease (DL); John Rosenberg (DBs)

 

 1984: Jim Mora (16-2, 3-0 in playoffs)

Assistants: Jim Erkenbeck (OC/OL); Jim Skipper (RBs); Carl Smith (QBs/WRs); Vince Tobin (DC/LBs); John Pease (DL); Dom Capers (DBs); Joe Marciano (ST/TEs)

 

1985: Jim Mora (10-7-1, 3-0 in playoffs)

Assistants: Jim Erkenbeck (OC/OL); Jim Skipper (RBs); Carl Smith (QBs/WRs); Vince Tobin (DC/LBs); John Pease (DL); Dom Capers (DBs); Vic Fangio (Def Asst); Joe Marciano (ST/TEs)

ALL-TIME ROSTER (G Act = Games on Active Roster)

#
First
Last
Pos
SeasonsG Act
College
Mth
Day
Yr
HtFt
HtIn
Wt
99
John
AlfordDL
83
4
South Carolina State
1
30
1958
6
2
277
66
Brad
AnaeDL
83
3
Brigham Young
10
3
1957
6
5
250
33
Anthony
Anderson
RB
83,85
 Temple
9
27
19566
0
197
12
Dave
BoistureQB
85
 Holy Cross
2
28
1959
6
1
191
53
Jon
Brooks
LB
83-84
25
Clemson
6
22
1957
6
2
215
44
Kelvin
Bryant
RB
83-85
 North Carolina
9
26
1960
6
2
195
59
John
Bunting
LB
83-84
30
North Carolina
7
15
1950
6
1
220
65
ScottBurris
G
83
17
Ohio State
5
7
1958
6
3
265
95
Frank
Case
DE
83
18
Penn State
8
14
1958
6
4
243
88
James
Caver
WR
85
 Missouri
9
28
1960
5
9
175
62
Ron
CoderG
84-85
 Penn State
5
24
1954
6
4
250
49
James
Cofer
LB
85
 Knoxville2
28
1962
6
2
205
86
Willie
Collier
WR
83-85 Pittsburgh
6
17
1958
5
10
175
69
Chuck
Commiskey
G
83-85
 Mississippi
3
2
1958
6
4
290
71
Joe
Conwell
T
84-85
 North Carolina
2
24
1961
6
5
280
56
George
Cooper
LB
83-85
 Michigan State
12
24
1958
6
2
225
57
Ron
Crosby
LB
85
 Penn State
3
2
1955
6
2
223
52
Vince
DeMarinis
LB
83,85 Montclair State
8
5
1959
6
3
228
99
Rich
DimlerDL
84
4
Southern California7
18
1956
6
6
260
58
Rich
Donaldson
LB
83
1
Penn State
12
5
1957
6
0
220
48
Kevin
Donnalley
DB
83
18
North Dakota State
1
17
1958
5
11
180
87
Tom
Donovan
WR
83-85
 Penn State
1
13
1957
5
11
179
80
Ken
Dunek
TE
83-85
 Memphis State
6
20
1957
6
6
235
75
Irv
EatmanT
83-85
 U.C.L.A.
1
1
1961
6
7
293
96
Don
Fielder
DE
83-85 Kentucky
10
20
1959
6
3
240
81
Scott
Fitzkee
WR
83-85
 Penn State
8
4
1957
6
0
187
89
Steve
Folsom
TE
83-85
 Utah
3
21
1958
6
4
230
95
WilliamFuller
DE
84-85
 North Carolina
3
8
1962
6
3
255
14
ChuckFusina
QB
83-85
 Penn State
5
31
1957
6
1
197
57
Jeff
Gabrielsen
LB
83-84
19
Ripon
8
11
1958
6
2
240
61
Rich
GarzaG
83
18
Temple
3
27
1958
6
1
257
23
Antonio
Gibson
DB
83-85
 Cincinnati7
5
1962
6
3
204
63
George
Gilbert
G
83-85
 Tulsa
3
11
1959
6
3
265
55
Joe
Happe
C/G
83-85
 Georgia
6
23
1958
6
2
255
21
Billy
Hardee
DB
84-85
 Virginia Tech
8
12
1954
6
0
185
84
Herbert
Harris
WR
84-85
 LaMarch
5
4
1961
6
1
206
37
R.L.Harris
CB
84-85
 Stephen F Austin12
13
1961
5
11
175
28
Willie
Harris
S
85
 North Carolina
4
6
19626
0
186
82
Vic
Harrison
WR
84-85
 North Carolina
2
9
1961
5
9
184
22
Allen
Harvin
RB
83-85
 Cincinnati
3
18
1959
5
9
200
83
Mike
Hirn
TE
85
 Central Michigan5
20
1960
6
3
235
51
Glenn
Howard
LB
83-85
 Minnesota
11
4
1959
6
2
226
24
Roger
Jackson
DB
83
17
Penn State
12
26
1959
6
1
190
58
George
Jamison
LB
84-85
 Cincinnati
9
30
1962
6
1
226
21
Hugh
Jernigan
CB
83
2
Arkansas
8
28
1959
6
0
175
98
Mike
JohnsonLB
84-85
 Virginia Tech
11
26
1952
6
1
228
60
Ken
Kelley
LB
84
1
Penn State
6
20
1960
6
1
228
85
Al
KimichikTE
83
2
Michigan State
3
2
19596
2
214
49
Jerome
King
CB
83
3
Purdue
1
4
1955
5
10173
90
Ron
Kirkpatrick
T/DE
85
 Utah
2
1
1961
6
5
244
11
Jim
Krohn
QB
83
18
Arizona
7
27
1957
6
3
195
67
Pete
Kugler
DT
84-85
 Penn State
8
9
1959
6
4
255
7
Sean
Landeta
P
83-85
 Towson State
1
6
1962
6
0
200
47
Garcia
Lane
CB
84-85
 Ohio State
12
31
1961
5
9
180
27
Mike
Lush
S
83-8436
East Stroudsburg4
18
1958
6
2
195
20
Mark
McCants
S
83-85
 Temple
2
17
1958
6
0
193
79
Mike
McClearn
T
84
12
Temple1
7
1961
6
4
295
66
Larry
McCoyLB
85
 Lamar
8
12
1961
6
2
245
90
Mike
McInnis
DE
84-85
 Arkansas-Pine Bluff
3
22
1962
6
5
245
54
Sam
Mills
LB
83-85
 Montclair State
6
3
1959
5
9
225
91
Buddy
Moor
DL
83-85
 Eastern Kentucky
12
1
1958
6
5
250
85
Scott
Nizolek
TE
84-85
 Boston College
2
23
1961
6
2
225
50
Bart
Oates
C
83-85 Brigham Young
12
16
1958
6
3
265
70
Brad
Oates
T
83-84
28
Brigham Young
9
30
1953
6
6
274
94Dave
Opfar
DL
83-85
32
Penn State
1
16
1960
6
4
270
 Artie
Owens
WR
83
2
West Virginia
1
14
1953
5
10
176
83
Rodney
Parker
WR
83
18
Tennessee State
7
18
1953
6
1
190
10
Steve
Pisarkiewicz
QB
83
1
Missouri
11
10
1953
6
2
205
35
David
Riley
RB
83-85 West Virginia6
30
1956
6
2
215
10
Tim
Riordan
QB
84-85
 Temple
7
15
1960
6
1
185
34
Jeff
Rodenberger
RB/TE
83-85
 Maryland
11
3
1959
6
3
235
76
Willie
RosboroughDL
83-84
28
Washington
1
9
1961
6
4
243
32
Booker
RussellRB
83-84
27
Southwest Texas State
2
28
1956
6
2
233
26
Jon
Sutton
CB
83-85 New Mexico
1
1
1957
6
1
195
30
Bryan
Thomas
RB
84-85
 Pittsburgh7
8
1960
5
10191
1
David
Trout
K
83-85
 Pittsburgh
11
12
1957
5
6
165
99
John
Walker
DE
85
 Nebraska-Omaha9
12
1961
6
6
270
25
Scott
Woerner
S
83-85
 Georgia
12
18
1958
6
0
195
24
Gary
WorthyRB
85
 Wilmington
4
12
1960
5
11
190
68
Kari
Yli-Renko
T/G
85
 Cincinnati
11
17
1959
6
5
270

ALL-TIME GAME RESULTS BY OPPONENT (HOME in all caps; winner in bold)

  (3-2) vs.

RS83-W04  3/27/83  Tampa Bay Bandits 27, PHILADELPHIA STARS 22

RS83-W09  4/30/83  Philadelphia Stars 24, TAMPA BAY BANDITS 10
RS84-W06  4/01/84  PHILADELPHIA STARS 38, Tampa Bay Bandits 24
RS85-W10  4/28/85  TAMPA BAY BANDITS 28, Baltimore Stars 14
RS85-W18  6/23/85  BALTIMORE STARS 38, Tampa Bay Bandits 10  

 

  (3-0) vs.

RS83-W11  4/17/83  PHILADELPHIA STARS 31, Chicago Blitz 24

RS83-SFP  6/26/83  PHILADELPHIA STARS 44, Chicago Blitz 38  {OT}

RS84-W08  4/15/84  PHILADELPHIA STARS 41, Chicago Blitz  7

 

  (3-1) vs.

RS83-W08  5/01/83  PHILADELPHIA STARS 23, Boston Breakers 16

RS83-W13  5/29/83  BOSTON BREAKERS 21, Philadelphia Stars 17

RS84-W10  4/27/84  PHILADELPHIA STARS 35, New Orleans Breakers  0

RS85-W09  4/21/85  BALTIMORE STARS 26, Portland Breakers 17

 

  (2-1) vs.

RS84-W13  5/19/84  PHILADELPHIA STARS 45, Jacksonville Bulls 12

RS85-W01  2/24/85  JACKSONVILLE BULLS 22, Baltimore Stars 14

RS85-W15  6/02/85  BALTIMORE STARS 17, Jacksonville Bulls 12 

 

  (3-0) vs.

RS83-W06  4/10/83  Philadelphia Stars 17, LOS ANGELES EXPRESS  3

RS84-W12  5/13/84  PHILADELPHIA STARS 18, Los Angeles Express 14

RS85-W07  4/07/85  Baltimore Stars 17, LOS ANGELES EXPRESS  6

 

  (3-1) vs.

RS83-W05  4/03/83  PHILADELPHIA STARS 34, Washington Federals  3

RS83-W18  7/03/83  WASHINGTON FEDERALS 21, Philadelphia Stars 14

RS84-W02  3/04/84  Philadelphia Stars 17, WASHINGTON FEDERALS  6

RS84-W17  6/15/84  PHILADELPHIA STARS 31, Washington Federals  8

 

  (1-0) vs.

RS85-W06  3/31/85  Baltimore Stars 27, HOUSTON GAMBLERS 14 

 

  (5-3) vs.

RS83-W02  3/13/83  PHILADELPHIA STARS 25, New Jersey Generals  0 

RS83-W15  6/12/83  Philadelphia Stars 23, NEW JERSEY GENERALS  9 

RS84-W03  4/29/84  NEW JERSEY GENERALS 17, Philadelphia Stars 14 

RS84-W18  6/24/84  New Jersey Generals 16, PHILADELPHIA STARS 10

PS84-DVP  6/30/84  PHILADELPHIA STARS 28, New Jersey Generals  7

RS85-W04  3/17/85  BALTIMORE STARS 29, New Jersey Generals  9

RS85-W12  5/12/85  NEW JERSEY GENERALS 10, Baltimore Stars  3

PS85-QFP  7/01/85  Baltimore Stars 20, NEW JERSEY GENERALS 17

 

  (3-0) vs.

RS83-W01  3/06/83  Philadelphia Stars 13, DENVER GOLD  7 

RS83-W10  5/08/83  PHILADELPHIA STARS  6, Denver Gold  3

RS84-W16  6/08/84  Philadelphia Stars 21, DENVER GOLD 19 

 

  (2-0) vs.

RS84-W09  4/22/84  Philadelphia Stars 20, SAN ANTONIO GUNSLINGERS 14
RS85-W14  5/26/85  BALTIMORE STARS 28, San Antonio Gunslingers 10

 

  (4-0-1) vs.

RS83-W07  4/16/83  Philadelphia Stars 17, OAKLAND INVADERS  7 

RS83-W16  6/20/83  PHILADELPHIA STARS 12, Oakland Invaders  6  

RS84-W04  3/18/84  PHILADELPHIA STARS 28, Oakland Invaders  7

RS85-W02  3/03/85  Baltimore Stars 17, OAKLAND INVADERS 17  {OT}

PS85-CHM  7/14/85  Baltimore Stars 28, Oakland Invaders 24  

 

  (2-0) vs.

RS84-W05  3/24/84  Philadelphia Stars 25, PITTSBURGH MAULERS 10

RS84-W15  6/04/84  PHILADELPHIA STARS 23, Pittsburgh Maulers 17

 

  (1-0) vs.

RS85-W11  5/05/85  BALTIMORE STARS 24, Arizona Outlaws 19  

 

  (2-1) vs.

RS83-W14  6/05/83  PHILADELPHIA STARS 29, Michigan Panthers 20 

PS83-CHM  7/17/83  Michigan Panthers 24, Philadelphia Stars 22

RS84-W14  5/27/84  Philadelphia Stars 31, MICHIGAN PANTHERS 13

 

  (2-0) vs.

RS85-W13  5/17/85  Baltimore Stars 34, ORLANDO RENEGADES 21

RS85-W17  6/15/85  BALTIMORE STARS 41, Orlando Renegades 10

 

  (1-2) vs.

RS84-W01  2/26/84  Philadelphia Stars 17, MEMPHIS SHOWBOATS  9 

RS85-W03  3/09/85  MEMPHIS SHOWBOATS 21, Baltimore Stars 19

RS85-W08  4/14/85  Memphis Showboats 13, BALTIMORE STARS 10  {OT}

 

  (5-2) vs.

RS83-W03  3/21/83  Philadelphia Stars 17, BIRMINGHAM STALLIONS 10 

RS83-W17  6/26/83  PHILADELPHIA STARS 31, Birmingham Stallions 10
RS84-W11  5/04/84  Philadelphia Stars 43, BIRMINGHAM STALLIONS 11
PS84-SFP  7/08/84  PHILADELPHIA STARS 20, Birmingham Stallions 10
RS85-W05  4/15/84  Birmingham Stallions  7, BALTIMORE STARS  3
RS85-W16  4/15/84  BIRMINGHAM STALLIONS 14, Baltimore Stars  7
PS85-SFP  7/07/85  Baltimore Stars 28, BIRMINGHAM STALLIONS 14

 

  (3-0) vs.

RS83-W12  5/22/83  Philadelphia Stars 24, ARIZONA WRANGLERS  7 

RS84-W07  4/08/84  Philadelphia Stars 22, ARIZONA WRANGLERS 21

PS84-CHM  7/16/84  Philadelphia Stars 23, Arizona Wranglers  3 

TEAM SEASON STATISTICS*  (All-Time)

INDIVIDUAL OFFENSIVE SEASON STATISTICS*  (All-Time)

INDIVIDUAL SPECIAL TEAMS SEASON STATISTICS*  (All-Time)

INDIVIDUAL DEFENSIVE SEASON STATISTICS*  (All-Time)