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June 3, 1965


• A group representing Oakland applied for one of the six available NHL expansion franchises

• If granted, the team would play in the new Oakland Coliseum Arena

• Among the backers of the bid were entertainer Bing Crosby, investment bankers Barend Van Gerbig and Virgil Sherrill, and oil magnate George Coleman

june-3-1965.txt · Last modified: 2023/10/25 05:01 by ehaight