NFL Executive Joe Browne Talks 49 Year Anniversary of NFL & AFL Merger - 6/8/15
This Day In Sports History: 1966
AFL VS. NFL Merger.
The AFL–NFL merger was the merger of the two major professional American football leagues in the United States at the time. It paved the way for the combined league, which retained the "National Football League" name and logo, to become one of the most popular sports leagues in the United States.