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The Chiefs’ Super Bowl I roster, 50 years later

The above team photo was taken in the 1966-67 preseason and includes several players who weren’t on the Super Bowl roster.
The above team photo was taken in the 1966-67 preseason and includes several players who weren’t on the Super Bowl roster.

The Chiefs made history on Jan. 15, 1967 by playing in what would later become known as the first Super Bowl. They lost 35-10 to the Green Bay Packers but will forever be associated with football’s rise as America’s game. With the 50th Super Bowl to be played on Sunday, The Star commemorates the men who played and coached for the Chiefs in that game ... and reports on what became of each.

Click or tap here to view an interactive display of the Chiefs’ Super Bowl I roster

Dale Stram, son of original Chiefs coach Hank Stram, takes Star columnist Vahe Gregorian on a tour back through time, showing off some treasured artifacts from Stram's personal memorabilia collection. One of three parts.

Dale Stram, son of original Chiefs coach Hank Stram, takes Star columnist Vahe Gregorian on a tour back through time, showing off some treasured artifacts from Stram's personal memorabilia collection. Second of three parts.

Dale Stram, son of original Chiefs coach Hank Stram, takes Star columnist Vahe Gregorian on a tour back through time, showing off some treasured artifacts from Stram's personal memorabilia collection. Third of three parts.

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