|About the Oakland Raiders|
• The American Football League awarded Oakland a football franchise on January 30th.
• Eddie Erdelatz was appointed first Oakland Raiders coach on February 9th.
• Played first preseason game against the Dallas Texans on July 31st.
• Recorded first preseason win against the New York Titans (23-17) at Sacamento's Hughes stadium on August 7th.
• First regular-season home game was a 37-22 loss to Houston on September 11th.
• Raiders record their first regular-season win, 14-13 over the Oilers, on September 25th.
• Marcus Allen
• Fred Biletnikoff
• George Blanda
• Willie Brown
• Dave Casper
• Al Davis
• Mike Haynes
• Ted Hendricks
• Howie Long
• Jim Otto
• Art Shell
• Ken Stabler
• Gene Upshaw
Did You Know...
• More than 600 women attended the 2003 preliminary Raiderette audition, but just 48 were selected for the squad. Tryouts for next year's Raiderette squad will be held in April... more Oakland Raiders Cheerleaders
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• Construction Began: February 1, 1965
• Opened: September 18, 1966
• Cost: $25.5 Million
• Location: Oakland, California
• Ownership: City of Oakland/Alameda County
• Stadium Phone: 510-569-2121
• Cowboys Ticket Office: 888-44-RAIDERS
• Playing Field: Grass
• Capacity: 63,026
• Luxury Suites: 143
• Do Not Bring: Check the Coliseum's official website for current regulations.
• Parking lots: Open five hours before every game and allows tailgating parties.
• "Just wanted to pass along my extreme contempt for the Raiders. I am so glad you got your asses kicked in the Super Bowl. Seeing senile Al "I'm going to sue everybody" Davis lose the biggest game of them all, on the biggest stage of them all, could not have made me more happy." -- D5RIVER
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