BREAKERS TRIVIA

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While in Boston, the Breakers territorial schools were Boston College, Harvard, Massachusetts, Boston University, and Nebraska.
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The team's move to New Orleans resulted in a change in the territorial schools lineup, dropping the 1983 universities in favor of Tulane, Grambling, Southern Mississippi, Louisiana State, and Southern University.
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Despite the team's relocation to Portland, Oregon for 1985, only one school - Grambling - would be dropped from the team's territorial schools list, being replaced by the University of Washington.
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In a way the sport of racquetball financed the start-up of the Breakers franchise.  Team owners George Matthews and Randy Vataha sold a Boston-area chain of racquetball centers in order to finance their purchase of the charter franchise.

The Boston Breakers were unable to gain access to either Foxboro Stadium (then known as Sullivan Stadium) or Harvard Stadium, settling for tiny Nickerson Field, which held just slightly over 20,000 fans.  The team needn't worried about it, as they never sold out the facility anyway.

After repeated efforts to secure the larger, newer facilities failed, Matthews and Vataha chose to sell the Breakers to Louisiana real estate developer Joseph Canizaro, who relocated the club to New Orleans for 1984.  There the team would play in the comparatively spacious Louisiana Superdome.

The Breakers scored the first points in USFL history, coming off of a 30 yard field goal from Tim Mazzetti against the Tampa Bay Bandits on March 6, 1983.  The Bandits would come from behind to win the game however, 21-17.

The Women's United Soccer Association resurrected the "Boston Breakers" name for its Boston franchise.  The team began play in 2001, but shut down after a few seasons.  An effort to relaunch the WUSA and its Breakers franchise is currently underway, however.

In Boston, Breakers games were aired on WBZ radio, with Gil Santos doing play by play and Gino Cappelletti doing color commentary.
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