• The Chicago Rockets was an American Football team that played in the All-American Football Conference from 1946 to 1949.
  • During the 1949 season, the team changed their name to the Chicago Hornets. The franchise was not one of the three AAFC teams that joined the National Football League prior to the 1950 season.
  • The Chicago Rockets franchise was owned by Chicago trucking executive John L. “Jack” Keeshin, president of the National Jockey Club that owned and operated Sportsman’s Park race track in Cicero, Illinois.