1944 NFL Championship Game

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1944 NFL Championship Game
1 2 3 4 Total
Green Bay Packers 0 14 0 0 14
New York Giants 0 0 0 7 7
Date December 17, 1944
Stadium Polo Grounds
City New York City
Attendance 46,016
TV/Radio in the United States
Radio Network Blue
Radio Announcers Harry Wismer
Timeline
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1943 1945

The 1944 National Football League Championship Game was the 12th NFL title game. The game was played on December 17, 1944 at New York's Polo Grounds. The attendance for the game was 46,016. The game featured the Green Bay Packers (8–2), champions of the Western Division versus the Eastern Division champion New York Giants (8–1–1).

The Packers were led by head coach Curly Lambeau. The stars of the team included Running Back, Ted Fritsch, end Don Hutson and quarterback Irv Comp. The Giants were led by head coach Steve Owen. They also had running back Bill Paschal and former Packers quarterback Arnie Herber as well as a dominant defense.

Scoring summary[edit]

  • Second Quarter
    • GB – Fritsch 1 run (Hutson Kick) 7–0 GB
    • GB – Fritsch 28 pass from Comp (Hutson Kick) 14–0 GB
  • Fourth Quarter

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