Los Angeles Rams

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
(Redirected from St. Louis Rams)
Jump to: navigation, search
Los Angeles Rams
Current season
Established 1936; 82 years ago (1936)
First season: 1936
Play in Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Los Angeles, California
Headquartered in Agoura Hills, California[1]
Los Angeles Rams wordmark
League/conference affiliations

American Football League (1936)
National Football League (1937–present)

Current uniform
Team colors

Millennium Blue, New Century Gold, White[2][3]

Mascot Rampage
Owner(s) Stan Kroenke[4]
Chairman Stan Kroenke
General manager Les Snead
Head coach Sean McVay
Team history
  • Cleveland Rams (1936–1942, 1944–1945)
  • Suspended operations (1943)
  • Los Angeles Rams (1946–1994, 2016–present)
  • St. Louis Rams (1995–2015)
Team nicknames

League championships (3)

Conference championships (6)

Division championships (16)

Playoff appearances (28)
Home fields

The Los Angeles Rams are a professional American football team in Los Angeles, California. Originally known as the Cleveland Rams, and then later as the St. Louis Rams, they are currently in the Western Division of the National Football Conference (NFC) in the National Football League (NFL). The team has won two NFL Championships and one Super Bowl. Their starting quarterback is Jared Goff.

On May 31, 2009, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that the Rams were up for sale.[6] The sale price was not known, but Forbes magazine's estimated that the Rams' value was $929 million.[7]

From 1995 to 2015, the Rams called St. Louis their home. Later, the team wanted to move back to Los Angeles. Stan Kroenke, the Rams owner, met with other NFL owners to approve the move. The owners approved the Rams' move to Los Angeles with a 30–2 margin. The Rams returned to Los Angles at the beginning of the 2016 season.[8][9]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Frequently Asked Questions". Los Angeles Rams. Retrieved April 21, 2017. 
  2. "Los Angeles Rams Team Capsule" (PDF). 2016 Official National Football League Record and Fact Book. National Football League. July 15, 2016. Retrieved August 4, 2016. 
  3. "Fingertip Information" (PDF). 2016 Los Angeles Rams Media Guide. Los Angeles Rams. September 8, 2016. Retrieved December 24, 2016. 
  4. "E. Stanley Kroenke Becomes Majority Owner Of The St. Louis Rams". St. Louis Rams. August 25, 2010. Retrieved March 12, 2016. 
  5. Bain, Nate (September 7, 2016). "The Origins of the Mob Squad". Los Angeles Rams. Retrieved August 21, 2016. 
  6. Miklasz, Bernie (May 31, 2009). "St. Louis Rams soon will be put up for sale". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. 
  7. "NFL Team Valuations: #23 St Louis Rams". Forbes. September 10, 2008. 
  8. Hanzus, Dan (January 12, 2016). "Rams to relocate to L.A.; Chargers first option to join". NFL.com. National Football League. Retrieved January 13, 2016. 
  9. "Rams to Return to Los Angeles". St. Louis Rams. January 12, 2016. Retrieved January 13, 2016. 

Other websites[change | change source]