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Chicago Bears win 1940 NFL title... 73-0...



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December 09, 1940

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, December 9, 1940

* Chicago Bears vs. Washington Redskins
* NFL Championship game
* Famous 73-0 rout by the Bears


The top of page 5B has a banner headline: "Records Fall as Bears Rout Redskins, 73-0, in Pro Playoff" with subheads, related photo, lineups and stats. First report coverage on the 1940 NFL: championship game between the Washington Redskins and Chicago Bears. This was the most one-sided victory in NFL history.
Complete with all 28 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, some small binding holes along the blank spine, generally nice.

wikipedia notes: The 1940 National Football League Championship Game, was the 8th in NFL history. The game was played at Griffith Stadium in Washington, D.C. on December 8, 1940. The Chicago Bears defeated the Washington Redskins, 73-0, the most one-sided victory in NFL history. The game was broadcast on radio by Mutual Broadcasting System, the first NFL title game broadcast nationwide.

Category: The 20th Century