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1940 National Football League All-Star Game (December)

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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
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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]


  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".  
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