40 in 40: 29 things you didn't know about Johnny Moore
Let's rewind to 1976. It's another San Jose Earthquakes game day - Sunday, July 11, 1976, to be exact - and your beloved Quakes are taking on the St. Louis Stars at Spartan Stadium. You pick up the latest match day magazine, flip through a couple of pages, and land on the player profile of the first player ever signed by the Earthquakes, Johnny Moore.
Our colors and logo (and the use of the word 'phonies') may have changed throughout the last 40 years, but one thing has remained the same: the Earthquakes' fan-first mentality.