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Game Info

Week 3 - July 25, 1974

New York
Game Program
Game Program
Game Ticket
Game Ticket
Game Photo
Game Photo
Game Location
Stadium Image
John F. Kennedy Stadium

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Game Facts

Stars number one offense.
Bell number one defense.
Nationally televised game.

Game Time: 9:05 PM (EST)

Attendance: 64,719

Coaching Staffs

New York Stars

Head Coach

Head Coach

Babe Parilli

Assistant Coaches

  • Steve Barber
  • Tom Beer
  • George Boutselis
  • Lamar Leachman
  • Tom Moore

Philadelphia Bell

Head Coach

Head Coach

Ron Waller

Assistant Coaches

  • Nick Cutro
  • Joe Gardi
  • Andy Nelson
  • Bob Pellegrini
  • Ernie Wright

WFL Press Release(s)

New York Stars
Philadelphia Bell

Media Information


WOR-TV 9 and WSNL-TV 67

Television Announcers:

Sal Marchiano (Play by Play), Matt Snell (Color), George Plimpton (Color)



Radio Announcers:

John Sterling (Play by Play)


The New York Times, New York Post, New York Newsday, and New York Daily News

NOTE: The New York Stars-Philadelphia Bell was a nationally televised game on the TVS Sports Network. It aired on WOR-TV 9 as they were one of the TVS affiliates. The announcers on the WFL TVS Game of the Week were Merle Harmon (Play by Play), Alex Hawkins (Color) and guest commentator, Jane Chastain (Color). The Stars-Bell game was the first televised professional football game to have a woman broadcaster in the TV booth.

NOTE: The 1974 New York Stars Week 3 Game Summary was researched by Richie Franklin, Jim Cusano, Chuck Gardner and Chris Gmyrek. Game stats and the New York Stars transactions were researched and compiled by Mark Speck, Tod Maher and Richie Franklin. Special "Thanks" to Herman Giesbrecht and Paul Reeths for their assistance. Former Bell Cheerleader, Donna Auerbach, provided photos and articles. This page was designed by Jayme Arellano and Richie Franklin.