History of the Super Bowl: Super Bowls IV through VI

The Big Game

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – FEBRUARY 04: A view of the Vince Lombardi trophy after the Philadelphia Eagles 41-33 victory over the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium on February 4, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New England Patriots 41-33. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Super Bowl IV

Super Bowl V

  • Date: January 17, 1971
  • Location: Miami Orange Bowl, Miami, FL
  • Attendance:79,204
  • Avg ticket price: $15 ($93 in 2018)
  • Final Score: Baltimore Colts 16, Dallas Cowboys 13
  • MVP: Cowboys linebacker Chuck Howley. Howley was the first non-quarterback to win the award and it was the only time a member of the losing team won MVP. 
  • Halftime Entertainment: Southeast Missouri State Golden Eagle Band, Anita Bryant
  • Interesting fact from Wikipedia: This was the first Super Bowl played after the completion of the AFL–NFL merger. Beginning with this game and continuing to the present day, the Super Bowl has served as the NFL’s league championship game. 
  • Highlights: 

Super Bowl VI

  • Date: January 16, 1972
  • Location: Tulane Stadium, New Orleans, LA
  • Attendance: 81,023
  • Avg ticket price: $15 ($90.00 in 2018)
  • Final Score: Dallas Cowboys 24, Miami Dolphins 3
  • MVP: Quarterback Roger Staubach
  • Halftime Entertainment: “Salute to Louis Armstrong” with Ella Fitzgerald, Carol Channing, Al Hirt and the U.S. Marine Corps Drill Team
  • Interesting fact from Wikipedia: The Cowboys remain the only team ever to prevent their opponent from scoring a touchdown in the Super Bowl.
  • Highlights: 

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