How Canada Returned Pro Football to Baltimore
They burned bright and fast. The Baltimore Stallions only existed for two years as part of a major U.S. expansion of the Canadian Football League, losing one championship and winning another in 1995. In that short time, the team helped bruised fans recover after the Colts suddenly moved to Indianapolis, and it demonstrated that Charm City was worthy of its incoming NFL Ravens. But a year after the CFL title, the league punted its American experiment, shipping the Stallions to Montreal, where they became the Alouettes and scrubbed all references to their former expat glory.