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1934-1939 Football All-Star & Special Event Exhibition Game Program Lot of (12)

Lot Number 776

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Seeking to gain national recognition, the top NFL football teams took off for the far reaches of the country in the 1930s to participate in off-season exhibition matches. Often their opponents were hand-picked squads of "All-Americans" and "All-Stars" drawn from both the pro and college ranks. On some occasions two NFL teams would meet at a prominent location to square off in front of fans who wouldn't ordinarily get to see NFL teams in action. These glorified barnstorming games are remembered with this lot of (12) 1934-1939 "special event" game programs. Featured are:


1/21/34 Chicago Bears vs Pacific Coast All-Stars at Kezar Stadium (VG-EX) featuring Nagurski, Grange, Musso, Halas, Edwards, Hein and Flaherty


2/11/34 Chicago Bears vs West All-Stars at Kezar Stadium (VG-EX+) featuring Nagurski, Grange, Musso and Hein


1/13/35 Chicago Bears vs Chicago Cardinals at Gilmore Stadium (VG) featuring Nagurski, Grange and Musso


11/17/35 American Legion Pro Football League Program with Westwood Cubs vs California Shamrocks at Gilmore Stadium (GD)


1/24/37 Chicago Bears vs Green Bay Packers at Gilmore Stadium (GD) featuring Nagurski, Musso, Stydahar and Hinkle


10/4/37 American Association team Wilmington Clippers vs NFL Brooklyn Dodgers at Pennsylvania Field (FR)


9/1/38 Chicago Cardinals vs Collegiate All-Stars at Memorial Stadium (GD)


1/15/39 New York Giants vs All-Americans "Professional All Stars" at Wrigley Field in LA (GD+) featuring Hein, Stydahar, Baugh and Hinkle


8/23/39 State o' Washington Stars vs Washington Redskins at Gonzaga Stadium (VG-EX) with deference to one hole-punch at top left, featuring Flaherty and Edwards


8/28/39 Washington Redskins vs Buck Shaw's All Stars at Seals Stadium (VG) featuring Baugh and Flaherty


9/6/39 Ohio All-Stars vs Cleveland Rams at Municipal Stadium presents VG-EX detail with deference to spine split most of the way, featuring "Dutch" Clark cover photo


9/7/39 Eastern College All-Stars vs New York Giants at the Polo Grounds (VG) featuring Hein
 



 
 
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