What A Game They Played

  • Joey Sternaman was born

    Joey Sternaman was born
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    What A Game They Played

  • Joey joined the ranks of Professional Football

  • Joey accounted for 75 points during that season

  • Red Grange was forever preserved in the statistics of Illinois-Michigan game

  • Presnell went to the University of Nebraska

  • Joey was joined in the Bears backfield by Red Grange

  • Joey went on C.C. Pyle's legendary postseason tour

  • Grange became Pro, signing with the Chicago Bears

  • C. C. Pyle worked out a deal for Red Grange with the Chicago Bears

  • Harry New man proved his worth that rookie year by guiding the Giants to a divisional title and to the firtst official NFL championship game

  • Joey made his debut

  • Pyle & Grange launched the first American Football League

  • Grange injured his knee

  • Blood shared the backfield duties at Duluth with Ernie Nevers

  • Joey returned to the Bears

  • Blood shared backfield duties at Duluth with Ernie Nevers

  • Morris 'Red' Badgro signed contracts with both thr New York Yankees football team and the St. Louis Browns baseball team

  • Harry retired from the game of football and began a long and successful business career in the automobile industry

  • George Halas lured Grange back into the game

  • Joey's last season with the bears

  • Blood led the league in touchdown pass receptions

  • Gardie, the end for the Bears, caught the game-winning touchdown

  • Blood led the league in touchdown pass receptions

  • Red was named to three of the four all-Pro teams ever selected

  • Mel Heins joined the Giants

  • Sims signed his first season with the New York Giants

  • John Sims "Shipwreck" Kelly arrived in New York

  • Sims bought the Brooklyn Dogers NFL Franchise wth Chris Cagle

  • Red was named to three of the four all-Pro teams ever selected

  • Mel was named all-Pro in 8 consectutive seasons (1933-1940)

  • Sims led the NFL in pass receptions

  • New York Giants were in criticalneed of someone to replace Benny Friedman at quarterback after he defected to the Brooklyn Dodgers

  • Red was named to three of the four all-Pro teams ever selected

  • Red had sixteen receptions which was a league high

  • Don Hutson earned all-American honors at Alabama

  • Hutson caught two touchdown passes in the Rose Bowl game in which the Crimson Tide demolished a previously unbeaten Stanford team by 16 points

  • Glenn Pesnell was the starting Quarterback for the Detroit Lions

  • Ace Parker signed with the NFL's Brooklyn Dogers

  • Blood was hired as player/coach for the Pittsburgh Pirates

  • Sammy Baugh tossed a touchdown pass to end Gaynell Tinsley to provide a six-point margin of victory over the NFL Green Bay Parkers

  • Hinkle led the league in scoring with 58 points

  • Alex Wojciechowicz was a first-round choice by the Detriot Lions

  • Jim Benton played for the Clevland Rams

  • Sid Luckman was an all-American halfback

  • Rumored that Mel would retire after the season

  • Hinkle headed the list of feild goal kickers in 1940 & 1941

  • Parker was named the league's most valuable player

  • After Hinke retired, he was the NFL's all-time leading rusher with 3,860 yards

  • Hutson's 17 touchdown catches broke the NFL single-season record of 9

  • Hutson became the first reciever to gain more than 1,000 yards

  • Tony Canadeo teamed up with Don Hutson to lead the league in pass receptions, yardage gained, and touchdowns on pass catches

  • Canadeo missed the only Packers championship game in his eleven-years as a Packer

  • Mel's last season with the Bears

  • Giants Retired Mel's number after he left

  • Hutson led the NFL in pass receptions and in points after touchdowns

  • Brooklyn Franchise became the Boston Yanks

  • Benton produced 303 yards on ten passes in the game against the Detroit Lions

  • Wojciechowicz moved over to the Philadelphia Eagles

  • Benton led the NFL with 63 receptions, and 981 yardage gained in a single game

  • Presnell moved to Eastern Kentucky after coaching for a year at his alma mater

  • Benton retired

  • Tony became only the third back in NFL history to gain more than 1,000 yards rushing in a single season

  • Wojciechowicz last year as a pro

  • When Baugh retired, he was 38 and his son, Eddie LeBaron, was a rookie that took over the Redskins' passing duties

  • Canadeo retired

  • Blood was induced into the Hall of Fame as a charter member

  • Hinkle was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame

  • Luckman was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame

  • Wojciechowicz was elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame

  • Parker was induced into the Pro Football Hall of Fame

  • Canadeo was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame

  • At age 78, Red, was formally inducted into the Pro football Hall of Fame

  • Johnny Blood, 79 years old, arrived at a brunch for the 20th anniversary of the Pro Football Hall of Fame

  • Hutson remained in Wisconsin after leaving the game to operate the Chevrolet and Cadillac dealerships he owned there and to direct his other business interests until he retired