So Hunt decided to form a rival league to begin play in 1960.
Most students were friendly to him, she said, although one member of a rival league asked why he had lied about his age.
The intention of the doubleheader was to bring the rival leagues closer together.
However, all major sports have had a rival league achieve at least some of these goals in the past five decades.
When no television money became available to finance this move, the answer was to sue the rival league for violating antitrust law.
Offers of $500 per season were being turned down by the players, who instead tried to form a rival league.
The two teams effectively crowded out any rival league from playing at the Arena.
Magee will play and manage in the rival major league.
However, the possibility of starting a rival league was shot down by league and television officials.
A rival league, the Football Alliance, was formed in 1889.