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Baltimore Colts win NFL football championship over New York Giants...



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December 28, 1959

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 28, 1959

* Baltimore (Indianapolis) Colts vs. New York Giants
* NFL football championship title game


Pages 26 and 27 is loaded with coverage and photos on the 1959 professional National Football League championship between the Baltimore Colts and the New York Giants with a banner headline:

"Colts Defeat Giants Before 57,545 at Baltimore for Second Straight Title"

with subheads, photos and stats. See photos for partial text here.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Good condition.

wikipedia notes: The 1959 National Football League Championship Game was played on December 27, 1959 at Memorial Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland. The game was a rematch of the 1958 championship game that went into overtime. The 1959 game was the 27th annual NFL championship game. The Baltimore Colts had won the Western Conference with a record of 9-3 while the New York Giants had won the Eastern Conference with a record of 10-2.Gibson.

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