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    1934 Joe Carr Game Used Football Attributed to NFL Championship Game - The Sneakers Game. The Bears came into the game riding a nineteen-game winning streak and featured stars Red Grange and Bronko Nagurski. The Giants were trailing 10-3 at halftime on an icy field at the Polo Grounds, when they changed into basketball shoes and exploded offensively in the second half, scoring four touchdowns to win 30-13 in what became known as "The Sneakers Game."

    This football was unearthed at the Brimfield Antique Flea Market over twenty years ago and has "1934, Worlds Champions, New York Giants 30, Chicago Bears 13" on the airhole side, and "Bill Morgan", who was an offensive lineman for the New York Giants, on the Spalding side. The writing is nearly gone from age/exposure. "Joe Carr President" is branded in the leather on the relic and the handwritten participants are barely noticeable on the side. Trade Mark Spalding and National Professional Football are branded on the ball. The ball does not hold air but does have a bladder present. Some cracking is visible on the pigskin. While some of the particulars of the ball have been lost to time, it represents a game-used relic from one of the more infamous title bouts.



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    February, 2019
    23rd-24th Saturday-Sunday
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