The Arizona Cardinals are one of the oldest teams in terms of existing American football teams. The team was founded in Chicago in 1898 under the name of Morgan Sports Club . The team later changed its name to Racine Normals when it played at home at Normal Park . Many teams mistakenly believe that Racine is in a city in Wisconsin . Later changed its name to Racine Cardinals . When the National Football League was established in 1920, the team changed its name to the Chicago Cardinals . During the Second World War in 1944, it temporarily merged with the Pittsburgh Steelers . In 1960, the team moved to Missouri in St. Louis , and called the St. Louis Cardinals . When the team moved to Arizona, it was called the Phoenix Cardinals , and finally changed its name to the Arizona Cardinals in 1994. Our Arizona Cardinals sports face coverings are unisex.