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Wednesday, August 18, 2010

New Orleans Saints Franchise History - A Fan's Essentials



1. New Orleans Saints – The Team Name
This franchise was established in 1967. The team has always been known as the New Orleans Saints.

2. New Orleans Saints – The Championship Record
One Super Bowl Championship
Super Bowl XLIV Feb 7, 2010 New Orleans 31, Indianapolis 17

Four Division Championships:
1991 NFC West Division Champions 11-5 record
2000 NFC West Division Champions 10-6 record
2006 NFC South Division Champions 10-6 record
2009 NFC South Division Champions 13-3 record
2011 NFC South Division Champions 13-3 record

Nine Playoff Appearances:
1987, 1990, 1991, 1992, 2000, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011

3. New Orleans Saints – Home Stadium History
New Orleans Saints Stadium History
1. Tulane Stadium, New Orleans
1967-74
2. Louisiana Superdome, New Orleans
1975-2004
3. Tiger Stadium, Baton Rouge LA
Part of 2005 Season
4. Alamodome, San Antonio TX
Part of 2005 Season
5. Louisiana Superdome, New Orleans
2006-Present

4. For more information on the Saints, you should bookmark these four great websites:

For a huge amount of great historic player and team information:
www.databasefootball.com
and
www.pro-football-reference.com/teams

For a great summary of the Saints' year by year standings:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_New_Orleans_Saints_seasons

For great information about the team's stadiums (don't be fooled by the fact that the website is called "ballparks.com", it also has great information on football stadiums):
www.ballparks.com

5. Celebrate the Saints' uniform history by owning a piece of history:
If you love the New Orleans Saints and the history of the Saints franchise, you might really love to own an original piece of artwork celebrating the team's historic uniforms as seen in the poster at the top of this blog - you can actually own one of those original pieces of art! There are only 13 pieces of original art available for sale, and when these 13 are sold, that's it, they're all sold out.

These original watercolor paintings would make a great gift (birthday gift, anniversary gift, retirement gift, Christmas gift, etc.) for someone you love or even a great gift for yourself (one of these framed pieces would look fantastic in your home or office). Each piece can be bought one of three ways:
1. As unframed art that you could have framed or mounted yourself (the one on the left)
2. Framed in our "Classic" framed version (the middle version)
3. Framed in our "Deluxe" framed version (the version on the right)



If you would like more information about this great artwork including the three ways you could purchase each piece, please visit our New Orleans Saints YouTube video at www.youtube.com/watch?v=VCh5vKLfD-M or go directly to the artwork website www.heritagesportsart.com/New-Orleans-Saints-c122/ where you can see and purchase the artwork.

And if someone you know loves the history of sports uniforms (but maybe another team) and loves great art, please let them know that we have over 1500 pieces of great original artwork for sale at www.heritagesportsart.com (all NFL teams, all MLB teams, all NHL teams, all CFL teams, select NCAA football teams) or check out each team's video at the Heritage Sports Art YouTube Channel www.youtube.com/user/ssillcox

And please search my blog archive http://heritagejerseys.blogspot.com/ for other blogs on the history of the Saints.

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This blog was written by Scott Sillcox and was last updated August 17, 2010. I have tried to ensure the accuracy of the information, but I am human and can make mistakes. If you believe I have made a mistake, please let me know by email at ssillcox@rogers.com !

Many thanks!!!
Scott

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