1940 National Football League All-Star Game (December)

1940 National Football League All-Star Game (December)

1940 (December) NFL All-Star Game
1 2 3 4 Total
Chicago Bears 7 7 7 7 28
NFL All-Stars 0 14 0 0 14
Date December 29, 1940
Stadium Gilmore Stadium, Los Angeles, California
MVP none selected
Referee John Olds
Attendance 21,000
TV in the United States
Network not televised
 < 1940 (Jan) Pro Bowl 1942 (Jan) >

The 1940 National Football League All-star Game (December) was the professional football league's third all-star game. The game pitted the Chicago Bears, the league's champion for the 1940 season, against a team of all-stars. The game was played on Sunday, December 29, 1940, at Gilmore Stadium in Los Angeles, California before an overflow crowd of 21,000.[1] The Bears defeated the All-Stars by a score of 28–14.[1]

The Bears were an 8–5 [3] The All-Stars were coached by Ray Flaherty of the Washington Redskins.[2] John Olds was the referee for the game.[3]

References

  1. ^ a b "Chicago Bears Defeat Pro All-Stars, 28 to 14".  
  2. ^ a b Conklin, Ed (December 29, 1940). "Chicago Bears Face All-Stars on Coast".  
  3. ^ a b "18,500 to See Stars, Bears".  

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; GNU Free Documentation License; additional terms may apply; additional licensing terms may not be displayed on the current page, please review the citiational source for the most up to date information. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.


Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.