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Detroit Lions win NFL championship...

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December 16, 1935

THE KNICKERBOCKER PRESS, Albany, New York, December 16, 1935 

* Detroit Lions win NFL football championship (1st time)
* New York Giants

This 16 page newspaper has a nice 8 column headline on page 10: "Detroit Beats New York; 26 to 7, for Professional Grid Title" with subheads that include: "LIONS ACHIEVE FIRST CROWN IN PLAYOFF CONTEST" and more with lineup (see photos).

Other news of the day throughout including various period advertising. Contains light browning with little margin wear, but otherwise in good condition.

wikipedia notes: The 1935 National Football League Championship game was held on December 15, 1935 at University of Detroit Stadium (some sources call it Titan Stadium) in Detroit. It was the 3rd annual title game for the NFL. The champion of the Western Division was the Detroit Lions (7-3-2) and the champion of the Eastern Division was the New York Giants (9-3).

Category: The 20th Century

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