1) On December 11, 1909 there was a Canadian Football exhibition game played in Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx, New York where the Hamilton Tigers beat Ottawa Rough Riders, 11-6 before 15,000
2) During the U.S. expansion period, the ownership group from Miami hosted a C.F.L. exhibition game at the 'Orange Bowl' in Miami between Memphis and Baltimore. (The Miami Manatees never in fact began operations after the ownership group abandoned the idea)
3)The first football game in the traditional Hamilton Tiger-Cats/Toronto Argonauts rivalry was played on Oct.18, 1873
(of course, we were called the Tigers back then)
4)On January 19, 1958 the Canadian Football Council was renamed the Canadian Football League
Bonus general football fact:
The franchise fee for the original 12 teams in the N.F.L. was $100 :roll:
Any other neat stuff you guys have found and would like to share?