1955 Pro Bowl

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1955 East–West Pro Bowl
1234 Total
Eastern Conference 13600 19
Western Conference 36710 26
DateJanuary 16, 1955
StadiumMemorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, California
MVPBilly Wilson (San Francisco 49ers)
TV in the United States
Networknot televised

The 1955 Pro Bowl was the National Football League's (NFL) fifth annual all-star game which featured the league's outstanding performers from the 1954 season. The game was played on January 16, 1955, at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California, in front of 42,972 fans. The West squad defeated the East by a score of 26–19.[1][2]

The West team was led by Buck Shaw (although he had recently been fired by the San Francisco 49ers) while Jim Trimble of the Philadelphia Eagles coached the East squad.[3][4] 49ers end Billy Wilson was unanimously selected as the game's outstanding player.[1]


  1. ^ a b "West rallies to nip East in Pro Bowl, 26–19". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. AP. January 17, 1955. p. 18. Retrieved January 24, 2012.
  2. ^ "West Pros' rally trips East, 26–19". Milwaukee Sentinel. AP. January 17, 1955. p. 4 (Part 2). Retrieved January 24, 2012.
  3. ^ "49ers to start for West Pros". Milwaukee Sentinel. AP. January 16, 1955. p. 2C. Retrieved January 24, 2012.
  4. ^ "The 1955 Pro Bowl". Bolding Sports Research. Archived from the original on January 24, 2012. Retrieved January 24, 2012.

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