|1964 Kansas City Chiefs season|
|Head coach||Hank Stram|
|General manager||Jack Steadman|
|Home field||Municipal Stadium|
|Division place||2nd AFL Western|
|Playoff finish||Did not qualify|
|AFL All-Stars||QB Len Dawson |
HB Abner Haynes
TE Fred Arbanas
OT Jim Tyrer
FB Mack Lee Hill
DE Bobby Bell
DT Jerry Mays
LB Walt Corey
LB E.J. Holub
DB Dave Grayson
S Johnny Robinson
S Bobby Hunt
K Tommy Brooker
The 1964 Kansas City Chiefs season was the 5th season for the Kansas City Chiefs as a professional AFL franchise; The Chiefs began the year with a 2–1 mark before dropping three consecutive games as several of the team's best players, including E.J. Holub, Fred Arbanas and Johnny Robinson, missed numerous games with injuries. Arbanas missed the final two games of the year after undergoing surgery to his left eye, in which he suffered almost total loss of vision. Running back Mack Lee Hill, who signed with the club as a rookie free agent and received a mere $300 signing bonus, muscled his way into the starting lineup and earned a spot in the AFL All-Star Game. The club rounded out the season with two consecutive wins to close the season at 7–7, finishing second in the AFL Western Conference behind the San Diego Chargers. An average of just 18,126 fans attended each home game at Municipal Stadium, prompting discussion at the AFL owners meeting about the Chiefs future in Kansas City.
|1||September 13||at Buffalo Bills||L 17–34||0–1||War Memorial Stadium||30,157||Recap|
|3||September 27||at Oakland Raiders||W 21–9||1–1||Frank Youell Field||18,163||Recap|
|4||October 4||Houston Oilers||W 28–7||2–1||Municipal Stadium||22,727||Recap|
|5||October 11||at Denver Broncos||L 27–33||2–2||Bears Stadium||16,285||Recap|
|6||October 18||Buffalo Bills||L 22–35||2–3||Municipal Stadium||20,904||Recap|
|7||at Boston Patriots||L 7–24||2–4||Fenway Park||27,400||Recap|
|8||November 1||Denver Broncos||W 49–39||3–4||Municipal Stadium||15,053||Recap|
|9||November 8||Oakland Raiders||W 42–7||4–4||Municipal Stadium||21,023||Recap|
|10||November 15||San Diego Chargers||L 14–28||4–5||Municipal Stadium||19,792||Recap|
|11||November 22||at Houston Oilers||W 28–19||5–5||Jeppesen Stadium||17,782||Recap|
|12||November 29||at New York Jets||L 14–27||5–6||Shea Stadium||38,135||Recap|
|13||December 6||Boston Patriots||L 24–31||5–7||Municipal Stadium||13,166||Recap|
|14||December 13||at San Diego Chargers||W 49–6||6–7||Balboa Stadium||26,562||Recap|
|15||December 20||New York Jets||W 24–7||7–7||Municipal Stadium||14,316||Recap|
Note: Intra-division opponents are in bold text.
|AFL Western Division|
|San Diego Chargers||8||5||1||.615||4–2||341||300||L2|
|Kansas City Chiefs||7||7||0||.500||4–2||366||306||W2|
Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.
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