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Chicago Bears win 1940 NFL title... 73-0...
Item # 594734
December 9, 1940
THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, December 9, 1940
* Chicago Bears vs. Washington Redskins
* NFL Championship game
* Famous 73-0 rout by the Bears
This 18 page newspaper has one column headings on page 11: "Redskins Crushed Under Bear Rout", "Chicago Pros Hold Field Day in Title Game--Win 73-0" with lineup. This is 1st report coverage on the 1940 NFL: championship game between the Washington Redskins and Chicago Bears. This was the most one-sided victory in NFL history.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. A little spine wear, otherwise in good condition.
wikipedia notes: The 1940 National Football League Championship Game, was the 8th in NFL history. The game was played at Griffith Stadium in Washington, D.C. on December 8, 1940. The Chicago Bears defeated the Washington Redskins, 73-0, the most one-sided victory in NFL history. The game was broadcast on radio by Mutual Broadcasting System, the first NFL title game broadcast nationwide.
Category: The 20th Century