The Carolina Panthers were formed in 1993. A lot was happening that year. Micheal Jordan retired in 1993 to play minor league baseball. He returned to basketball in 17 months. The only retirement that was any shorter was my retirement from eating doughnuts — that lasted 30 days.
The Panthers began play in 1995, finishing 7-9. That was the best opening season for an NFL expansion team. They improved to 12-4 the next year when they added an actual panther to the team. He played fullback. Tough to catch in the open field.
Right now the Panthers are worth more than 1.5 billion dollars, or about the same amount of money Donald Trump will lose on his Presidential campaign before he packs it in.