Super Bowl

Season 4 Episode 1

Super Bowl IV - Kansas City Chiefs vs. Minnesota Vikings

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Aired Sunday 3:15 PM Jan 11, 1970 on CBS
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Super Bowl IV - Kansas City Chiefs vs. Minnesota Vikings
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Super Bowl IV, the final Super Bowl prior to the NFL-AFL merger, between the AFL Champion Kansas City Chiefs and the NFL Champion Minnesota Vikings at Tulane Stadium in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Final Score: Kansas City Chiefs 23 Minnesota Vikings 7

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  • TRIVIA (11)

    • Final Score
      Kansas City Chiefs 23
      Minnesota Vikings 7

    • Kansas City Chiefs Quarterback Len Dawson was named Super Bowl IV MVP.

    • Coaches
      Kansas City Chiefs

      Hank Stram (Head Coach) (1-1 in Super Bowls)
      Bill Walsh (Offensive Line)
      Darrel Brewster (Offensive Ends)
      Tom Pratt (Defensive Line)
      Tom Bettis (Defensive Backfield)
      Tommy O'Boyle (Assistant Coach)
      Alvin Roy (Strength)
      John Beake (General Assistant)

      Minnesota Vikings
      Bud Grant (Head Coach) (0-1 in Super Bowls)
      Jerry Burns (Offense)
      Bob Hollway (Defense)
      Bus Mertes (Offensive Backfield)
      John Michels (Offensive Line)
      Jack Patera (Defensive Line)

    • Path to the Super Bowl
      Kansas City Chiefs
      Second place, AFL West (11-3)
      Divisional Playoff: defeated AFL East Champion New York Jets 13-6.
      AFL Championship Game: defeated AFL West Champion Oakland Raiders 17-7 at the Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California.

      Minnesota Vikings
      NFL Central Champions (12-2)
      Divisional Playoff: defeated NFL Coastal Champion Los Angeles Rams 23-20.
      Championship Game: defeated NFL Century Champion Cleveland Browns 27-7 at Metropolitan Stadium, Bloomington, Minnesota.

    • The victory improved the Kansas City Chiefs' franchise Super Bowl record to 1-1.
      This was the Minnesota Vikings first Super Bowl appearance.

    • The Kansas City Chiefs received a winner's share of $15,000. The Minnesota Vikings received a loser's share of $7,500.

    • The average cost of a 30-second commercial was $78,200.

    • The face value of Super Bowl IV tickets was $15.

    • Kansas City was designated the home team for Super Bowl IV. They wore red jerseys and white pants while Minnesota wore white jerseys and white pants.

    • The Minnesota Vikings were 12 point favorites.

    • The only known existing recording of the original CBS telecast is a black-and-white copy from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

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  • NOTES (3)

    • Super Bowl Rosters
      Kansas City Chiefs

      #84 Fred Arbanas (TE) *
      #78 Bobby Bell, Sr. (LOLB) *
      #24 Ceasar Belser (S)
      #87 Aaron Brown (RDE) *
      #86 Buck Buchanan (RDT) *
      #71 Ed Budde (LG) *
      #61 Curley Culp (LDT) *
      #60 George Daney (G)
      #16 Len Dawson (QB) *
      #12 Tom Flores (QB) (DNP)
      #21 Mike Garrett (RB) *
      #38 Wendell Hayes (RB)
      #73 Dave Hill (RT) *
      #45 Robert Holmes (RB) *
      #55 E.J. Holub (C) *
      #85 Chuck Hurston (LB)
      #46 Jim Kearney (SS) *
      #63 Willie Lanier (MLB) *
      #10 Mike Livingston (QB)
      #82 Ed Lothamer (DT)
      #51 Jim Lynch (ROLB) *
      #40 James Marsalis (LCB) *
      #75 Jerry Mays (LDE) *
      #32 Curtis McClinton (TE)
      #6 Warren McVea (RB)
      #22 Willie Mitchell (CB)
      #76 Mo Moorman (RG) *
      #25 Frank Pitts (WR) *
      #14 Ed Podolak (RB)
      #65 Remi Prudhomme (C)
      #30 Gloster Richardson (WR)
      #42 Johnny Robinson (FS) *
      #20 Goldie Sellers (CB)
      #66 Bob Stein (LB)
      #3 Jan Stenerud (K)
      #89 Otis Taylor (WR) *
      #18 Emmitt Thomas (RCB) *
      #74 Gene Trosch (DE)
      #77 Jim Tyrer (LT) *
      #44 Jerrel Wilson (P)

      Minnesota Vikings
      #67 Grady Alderman (T) *
      #87 John Beasley (TE) *
      #30 Bill Brown (RB) *
      #14 Fred Cox (K)
      #15 Gary Cuozzo (QB)
      #71 Doug Davis (T) (DNP)
      #76 Paul Dickson (DT)
      #81 Carl Eller (DE) *
      #27 Bob Grim (WR)
      #49 Dale Hackbart (S)
      #50 Jim Hargrove (LB)
      #35 Bill Harris (RB)
      #80 John Henderson (WR) *
      #58 Wally Hilgenberg (OLB) *
      #26 Clinton Jones (RB)
      #11 Joe Kapp (QB) *
      #29 Karl Kassulke (SS) *
      #89 Kent Kramer (TE)
      #22 Paul Krause (SS) *
      #77 Gary Larsen (DT) *
      #19 Bob Lee (QB/P)
      #21 Jim Lindsey (RB)
      #46 Earsell Mackbee (CB) *
      #70 Jim Marshall (DE) *
      #55 Mike McGill (LB)
      #41 Dave Osborn (RB) *
      #88 Alan Page (DT) *
      #32 Oscar Reed (RB)
      #57 Mike Reilly (LB) (DNP)
      #45 Ed Sharockman (CB) *
      #74 Steve Smith (DE)
      #64 Milt Sunde (G) *
      #53 Mick Tingelhoff (C) *
      #63 Jim Vellone (G) *
      #59 Lonnie Warwick (MLB) *
      #84 Gene Washington (WR) *
      #40 Charlie West (S)
      #62 Ed White (G)
      #60 Roy Winston (OLB) *
      #73 Ron Yary (T) *

      * Starters
      DNP - Did Not Play

    • Referee: John McDonough (AFL) (11) (coin toss)
      Umpire: Lou Palazzi (NFL) (51)
      Head Linesman
      : Harry Kessel (AFL) (73)
      Line Judge: Bill Schleibaum (NFL) (28)
      Field Judge
      : Charlie Musser (AFL) (55)
      Back Judge
      : Tom Kelleher (NFL) (25)

    • Super Bowl IV Entertainment:
      Pregame: "Battle of the Horns" with Al Hirt and Doc Severinsen
      Anthem: Al Hirt (Pledge of Allegiance by Astronauts)
      Half Time: Mardi Gras with Carol Channing

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