1942 National Football League All-Star Game (December)

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This article is about the NFL All-Star Game that followed the 1942 season, played on December 27, 1942. For the game that followed the 1941 season, played on January 4, 1942, see 1942 National Football League All-Star Game (January).
1942 (December) NFL All-Star Game
1 2 3 4 Total
Washington Redskins 7 0 7 0 14
NFL All-stars 0 0 14 3 17
Date December 27, 1942
Stadium Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
MVP none selected
Attendance 18,671
TV in the United States
Network not televised
 < 1942 (Jan) Pro Bowl 1951 >

The 1942 National Football League All-star Game (December) was the professional football league's fifth all-star game. The game pitted the Washington Redskins, the league's champion for the 1942 season, against a team of all-stars. The game was played on Sunday, December 27, 1942, at Shibe Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in front of 18,671 fans. The all-stars defeated the Redskins by a score of 17–14.[1]

The All-star team was coached by Chicago Bears head coach Hunk Anderson while Ray Flaherty led his Washington Redskins.[2]

Rosters[edit]

The players involved in this game were:[1][3][4]

NFL All-Stars Roster[edit]

Position: Starters: Reserves:
Quarterback Tommy Thompson, Philadelphia Eagles Larry Craig, Green Bay Packers
Sid Luckman, Chicago Bears
Left Halfback Bill Dudley, Pittsburgh Steelers Cecil Isbell, Green Bay Packers
Right Halfback Merl Condit, Brooklyn Dodgers Dante Magnani, Cleveland Rams
Bosh Pritchard, Philadelphia Eagles
Fullback Harry Hopp, Detroit Lions Gary Famiglietti, Chicago Bears
Frank Maznicki, Chicago Bears
John Petty, Chicago Bears
Marshall Goldberg, Chicago Bearsa [5]
Dick Riffle, Pittsburgh Steelersa [5]
Left End Perry Schwartz, Brooklyn Dodgers George Wilson, Chicago Bears
Don Hutson, Green Bay Packersa [2]
Right End Eddie Rucinski, Brooklyn Dodgers Pop Ivy, Chicago Cardinals
John Siegel, Chicago Bears
Left Tackle John Woudenberg, Pittsburgh Steelers Al Blozis, New York Giants
Frank "Bruiser" Kinard, Brooklyn Dodgers
Vic Sears, Philadelphia Eaglesa [5]
Right Tackle Chet Adams, Cleveland Rams Lee Artoe, Chicago Bears
Ed Kolman, Chicago Bears
Frank Cope, New York Giantsa [5]
Left Guard Augie Lio, Detroit Lions Dan Fortmann, Chicago Bears
Milt Simington, Pittsburgh Steelersa [2]
Right Guard Enio Conti, Philadelphia Eagles Chuck Drulis, Chicago Bears
Center Chuck Cherundolo, Pittsburgh Steelers Charley Brock, Green Bay Packers
Clyde "Bulldog" Turner, Chicago Bearsa [5]

Washington Redskins roster[edit]

Position: Starters: Reserves:
Quarterback Ray Hare Cecil Hare
Wilbur Moore
Dick Poillon
Bob Seymour
Left Halfback Roy Zimmerman
Right Halfback Ed Justice
Fullback Andy Farkas
Left End Bob Masterson Bob McChesney
Right End Ed Cifers
Left Tackle Fred Davis Willie Wilkin
Right Tackle Bill Young
Left Guard Dick Farman Victor Carroll
Clem Stralka
Right Guard Steve Slivinski
Center Ki Aldrich George Smith

Roster Notes:

a Injured player; selected but did not play

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Dudley's 97-yard Run Helps All-Stars Beat Redskins, 17–14". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. AP. December 28, 1942. pp. 14–15. Retrieved February 15, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c "Pro All-Stars Confident They Can Beat Redskins". Milwaukee Journal. AP. December 26, 1942. p. 10. Retrieved February 15, 2012. 
  3. ^ "1939 NFL Pro Bowlers". Pro-football-reference.com. Archived from the original on February 16, 2012. Retrieved February 16, 2012. 
  4. ^ "1942 Washington Redskins roster". Pro-football-reference.com. Archived from the original on February 16, 2012. Retrieved February 16, 2012. 
  5. ^ a b c d e "Layden Names Pro League's All-Star Squad". Meriden Record. AP. December 15, 1942. p. 11. Retrieved February 16, 2012.