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George Blanda 6 TD passes...
Item # 592700
October 15, 1962
THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 15, 1962
* George Blanda 6 TD passes
* Houston Oilers - 56 points
* NFL football
This 60 page newspaper has one column headlines 37: "TITANS CRUSHED BY OILERS, 56-17", "Blanda Hurls 6 Touchdown Passes--Scoring Mark Set" with stats. 1st report coverage on Houston Oilers quarterback George Blanda throwing six touchdowns passes in a game against the New York Titans.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Very minor margin wear, otherwise in good condition.
wikipedia notes: George Frederick "The Grand Old Man" Blanda (born September 17, 1927 to Slovak parents in Youngwood, Pennsylvania) is a former collegiate and Professional Football quarterback and placekicker. The son of a Pittsburgh area coal miner, Blanda has the distinction of having played 26 seasons of Professional Football, the most in the sport's history, and had scored more points than anyone in history at the time of his retirement. Blanda retired from Pro Football in 1976. He has been married since December 17, 1949, to Betty Harris and has 11 children.
Category: The 20th Century