Throwback – Kansas City Chiefs (né Dallas Texans)

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Note: Names not official

Don’t worry you’re not the only one confused by the name changes.   The Kansas City Chiefs were born as the Dallas Texans in the AFL in 1960.  The Dallas Texans had their AFL championship in 1962.  Despite the victory the Dallas Texans couldn’t sustain being in the same market as their NFL older cousin, the Dallas Cowboys.  In 1963 the Dallas Texans moved to Kansas City (Missouri), and renamed themselves the Kansas City Chiefs.  I’ll keep the story straight for the all these Texas teams for you. throwback-date1 throwback-date3 throwback-dateplay Colors Used
Note: Names not official
Red – Combination.  Base layer is Kryolan Blusher in 80. Top layer is Maybeline Blush in Coral Burst (limited edition).
Yellow – Sephora Collection Colorful Eyeshadow in Banana Split
White – Combination. Base layer Nyx Cosmetics Jumbo Eye Pencil in Milk.  Top layer is The Balm Cosmetics Meet Matt(e) Nude palette in Matt Malloy.

Kudos for the Chiefs for keeping a good thing going.  Despite half of the NFL using red, the Texans (now Chiefs) had a distinct shade of red (orange leaning but not quite coral red).   The team emblem obviously changed between the Dallas Texans and the Kansas City Chiefs.    The scale of the lines have changed.  The most obvious difference is on the outside seams of the pants.   The arm stripes seen on the Nike Chiefs uniforms are only seen as sock strips for the Dallas uniforms.  I admire the Dallas Texans having bright colors and a simple, crisp uniform design. The Texans use a surprising amount of white in their color scheme.  The white pants are a signature element to the Texans uniform that is still seen in current Chiefs uniforms.  Sadly, the star that marked Dallas on Texans emblem (shows the state of Texas) went away during the move to Kansas City. It would have been neat if they kept it.  It’s difficult to make a star that small.  Basically make an upside-down V, then make a horizontal line across.  Voila a tiny star accent.


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