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Green Bay Packers win NFL title.....

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December 11, 1939

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, December 11, 1939

* NFL football championship game
* Green Bay Packer vs. New York Giants

This 20 page newspaper has one column headings on the front page of the sport's section (page 13): "Green Bay Packers Crush Giants, 27-0", "Devastating Running and Aerial Attack Spills Eastern Champions". This is 1st report coverage on the Green Bay Packers winning their fifth NFL title.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Nice condition.

wikipedia notes: The 1939 National Football League Championship game was held on December 10, 1939 at the Wisconsin State Fair Park near Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Western Division champions Green Bay Packers moved the game there to take advantage of a larger gate. The Packers (9-2) played the Eastern Division champions New York Giants (9-1-1). This was the 7th NFL championship game played.

Category: The 20th Century