It wasn’t always called the Super Bowl. At first they tried out difference names like “The Big One” and “The Pro Bowl” then the league ultimately decided on the “AFL-NFL World Championship Game”.
Then the owner of the Kansas City Chiefs, Lamar Hunt, came up with the name “Super Bowl”, after seeing his kids play with a Super Ball.
Fans and the media instantly loved the new name but the NFL Commissioner at the time hated it.
It took until Super Bowl 3 in 1969 to officially change the name of the game to Super Bowl.
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