St. Louis Stampede
The St. Louis Stampede were a professional arena football team based in St. Louis, Missouri. The team was a member of the Central Division of the American Conference, in the Arena Football League (AFL). The Stampede competed in the 1995 and 1996 seasons, playing their home games in the Kiel Center (since renamed the Enterprise Center), also the home of the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League.
|St. Louis Stampede|
Played in Kiel Center
in St. Louis, Missouri
|Arena Football League (1995–1996)
|Team colors||Black, red, orange, gold, white|
|Head coach||Dave Ewart|
|League championships (0)|
|Conference championships (0)|
Prior to 2005, the AFL did not have conference championship games
|Division championships (0)|
|Playoff appearances (2)|
The Stampede were coached by Earle Bruce during the 1995 season, and for the first 4 games of the 1996 season, before he announced his resignation to spend more time with his family. The Stampede qualified for the playoffs during both seasons of their existence, but folded after the completion of their second season in 1996. Reaching the playoffs both seasons, they scored 49 points in two first-round games. However, they lost both.
|1995||9||3||0||Lost Quarterfinals (Albany 51-49)|
|1996||8||6||0||Lost Quarterfinals (Iowa 52-49)|
Players of noteEdit
Arena Football Hall of FamersEdit
|St. Louis Stampede Hall of Famers|
|No.||Name||Year Inducted||Position(s)||Years w/ Stampede|
The following Stampede players were named to All-Arena Teams:
Coaches of noteEdit
Note: Statistics are correct through the end of the 1996 Arena Football League season.
- "Earle Bruce resigns Arena Football post". Toledo Blade. May 31, 1996. Retrieved April 2, 2014.