Bears 73, Redskins 0

Overview

The 73-0 NFL championship victory of the Chicago Bears over the Washington Redskins in December of 1940 was the most one sided game in the history. In this book readers will come to know the personalities, the personal history, and the personal commentary of the principles highlighted through contemporary and historical accounts. A dozen individuals who later were chosen for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, OH were involved in the game as owners, coaches, and players. Many names still familiar today like ...
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Overview

The 73-0 NFL championship victory of the Chicago Bears over the Washington Redskins in December of 1940 was the most one sided game in the history. In this book readers will come to know the personalities, the personal history, and the personal commentary of the principles highlighted through contemporary and historical accounts. A dozen individuals who later were chosen for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, OH were involved in the game as owners, coaches, and players. Many names still familiar today like George Halas, George Preston, Sid Luckman, and Slinging Sammy Baugh are front and center. Red Barber called the action that day as the drama unfolded. Game preparation, the game, and its aftermath are all revealed and put into context with the era. This book concludes with a telling of what happens to the team and the key players in the years that followed. <%END_COMM_GRP%>
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781935628408
  • Publisher: Blue River Press
  • Publication date: 9/1/2014
  • Pages: 224

Meet the Author

Lew Freedman is an award-winning journalist and the sports editor with more than 30 years of reporting and edition experience at various newspapers, including eight years at the Chicago Tribune. He is the author of more than 50 books, including Chicago Bears Stadium Stories 9780762740949, Game of My Life: Chicago Bears 9781596701007, The Fifty Greatest Plays in Chicago Bears Football History 9781600781223, Boom, Baby!: 9781600788598 co-written with Bob Leonard, and Cubs Essential. <%END_COMM_GRP%> <%END%>
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