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Encyclopedia > NFL Championship Game, 1934

The 1934 NFL Championship Game, also known as The Sneakers Game, was played at the Polo Grounds in New York City on December 9, 1934. The final score was New York Giants 30, Chicago Bears 13. NFL logo For other uses of the abbreviation NFL, see NFL (disambiguation). ... The Polo Grounds was the name given to four different stadiums in New York City used by Major League Baseballs New York Giants from 1883 until 1957, New York Metropolitans from 1883 until 1885, the New York Yankees from 1912 until 1922, and by the New York Mets in... Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the United States, the most densely populated major city in North America, and is at the center of international finance, politics, entertainment, and culture. ... December 9 is the 343rd day (344th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1934 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Conference NFC Division East Year Founded 1925 Home Field Giants Stadium City East Rutherford, New Jersey Team Colors Blue, Red, and White Head Coach Tom Coughlin League Championships (6) 1927 (NFL), 1934 (NFL), 1938 (NFL), 1956 (NFL), 1986 (Super Bowl XXI), 1990 (Super Bowl XXV) Conference Championships (9) NFL Eastern... Conference NFC Division North Year Founded 1919 Home Field Soldier Field City Chicago, Illinois Team Colors Navy Blue, Orange, and White Head Coach Lovie Smith League Championships (9) 1921 (AFPA), 1932 (NFL), 1933 (NFL), 1940 (NFL), 1941 (NFL), 1943 (NFL), 1946 (NFL), 1963 (NFL), 1985 (Super Bowl XX) Conference Championships...


The field at the Polo Grounds was frozen, much like the Ice Bowl. The previous day, Giants president John V. Mara had looked over the field. Inside the Giants locker room, players were needed to bring basketball sneakers to the game. The referee signals a touchdown after quarterback Bart Starr sneaks in for the game-winning score in The Ice Bowl The Ice Bowl was the 1967 NFL Championship game between the Green Bay Packers and the Dallas Cowboys. ... Basketball is very popular in U.S. colleges. ...


The Giants played in regular uniform from the beginning to the start of the third quarter. But the Giants were behind 13-3. So it was decided to switch out the cleats for the sneakers. Eventually, runningback Ed Danowski threw a touchdown pass to make the score 13-10. On the Giants next posession they scored with a 42-yard touchdown run. Later an 11-yard run was turned into another touchdown for the Giants. Finally the Giants closed it out with a 9-yard touchdown run. The game ended with the Giants ahead: 30-13.


Scoring summary

Quarter 1 2 3 4 Tot
Bears 0 10 3 0 13
Giants 3 0 0 27 30
  • NY - FG Strong 38
  • CHI - Nagurski 1 run (Manders kick)
  • CHI - FG Manders 17
  • CHI - FG Manders 22
  • NY - Frankian 28 pass from Danowski (Strong kick)
  • NY - Strong 42 run (Strong kick)
  • NY - Strong 11 run (kick failed)
  • NY - Danowski 9 run (Molenda kick)


Preceded by:
NFL Championship Game, 1933
NFL Championship Game
1934
Succeeded by:
NFL Championship Game, 1935


This is a list of National Football League champions, that is, all the franchises that have won the championship of the National Football League. ...


 
 

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