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Baltimore Colts (Indianapolis) 1st game.....

Item # 581318

September 08, 1947

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 8, 1947

* Baltimore (Indianapolis) Colts 1st game
* National Football League NFL

This 44 page newspaper has a banner headline on page 29 that reads: "Wrong-Way Run by Buffington Helps Baltimore Down Football Dodgers" with subheads that include: "Colts Turn Back Brooklyn By 16-7" an d more with Stats & lineups (see images).

This was the Colts very first game in franchise history. It is also their very first win as well. A historic item for the true Colts fan.

Other news of the day throughout. Rag edition in great condition.

Category: The 20th Century