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THE MAJOR POINTS OF THE MERGER
Tex Schramm
June 20, 1966
1 Pete Rozelle (above) will be commissioner.2 The leagues will play a world championship game this season.3 All existing franchises remain at present sites.4 A common draft will be held in January 1967.5 Two franchises will be added by 1968, one stocked by the NFL, one by the AFL, but both franchise payments will be made to NFL.6 AFL clubs to pay indemnity of $18 million to NFL over 20 years.7 Interleague preseason games will be played in 1967, single schedule in 1970.
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June 20, 1966

The Major Points Of The Merger

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1 Pete Rozelle (above) will be commissioner.
2 The leagues will play a world championship game this season.
3 All existing franchises remain at present sites.
4 A common draft will be held in January 1967.
5 Two franchises will be added by 1968, one stocked by the NFL, one by the AFL, but both franchise payments will be made to NFL.
6 AFL clubs to pay indemnity of $18 million to NFL over 20 years.
7 Interleague preseason games will be played in 1967, single schedule in 1970.

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