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December 30, 1957

KENTUCKY TIMES STAR, Kentucky, December 30, 1957 

* Detroit Lions vs. Cleveland Browns 
* NFL football championship title game  

This 12 page newspaper has a six column headline on page 10: "'Dead' Team New Pro Champs" with subhead and related photo. (see)

Tells of the NFL football championship game between the Detroit Lions and the Cleveland Browns

Other news of the day. Light browning with minor margin wear, otherwise good.

wikipedia notes: The 1957 National Football League championship game was the 25th annual championship game. The NFL title game was held on December 29, 1957 at Briggs Stadium, Detroit, Michigan. The game was the fourth pairing of the Detroit Lions and Cleveland Browns in the championship game. The Lions beat the Browns in 3 of those 4 title games and have not appeared in or won a championship game (including the Super Bowl) since.

The Browns had won the Eastern Conference with a record of 9-2-1 while the Lions had to play a playoff game against the San Francisco 49ers in the previous week.

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