The 1959National Football League Championship Game was played on December 27, 1959 at Memorial Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland. The game was a rematch of the 1958 championship game that went into overtime. The 1959 game was the 27th annual NFL championship game. The Baltimore Colts had won the Western Conference with a record of 9–3 while the New York Giants had won the Eastern Conference with a record of 10–2. Once again, the game went down to the last quarter, but the Colts did not need any heroics in overtime as they scored 24 straight points in the fourth quarter after trailing 9-7.
1 – From 1966 to 1969, the first four Super Bowls were "World Championship" games played between two independent professional football leagues, AFL and NFL, and when the league merged in 1970 the Super Bowl became the NFL Championship Game.
2 – Dates in the list denote the season, not the calendar year in which the championship game was played. For instance, Super Bowl XLI was played in 2007, but was the championship for the 2006 season.