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"Redskins" name 1st used in the NFL...

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September 9, 1933

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 9, 1933

* Boston Redskins (Washington)
* 1st time nickname was used in franchise history
* Opening day game

The sport's section (page 26) has one column headlines: "GREEN BAY ELEVEN HELD TO 7-7 TIE" "Boston Rallies in the Closing Minutes of Contest to Deadlock Score" with lineups. See images for text here. This was the very 1st time that the franchise used the name "Redskins".
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, light browning, nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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