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1959 NFL Championship Game


1959 NFL Championship Game

1959 NFL Championship Game
1 2 3 4 Total
New York Giants 3 3 3 7 16
Baltimore Colts 7 0 0 24 31
Date December 27, 1959
Stadium Memorial Stadium
City Baltimore, MD
Referee Ron Gibbs
Attendance 57,545
TV/Radio in the United States
TV Network NBC
TV Announcers Chuck Thompson, Chris Schenkel
Radio Network NBC
Radio Announcers Van Patrick
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1958 1960

The 1959 National 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.

Scoring summary

  • BAL - Moore 60 yard pass from Unitas (Myhra kick) 7-0 BAL
  • NYG - FG Summerall 23 7-3 BAL
  • NYG - FG Summerall 37 7-6 BAL
  • NYG - FG Summerall 22 9-7 NYG
  • BAL - Unitas 4 yard run (Myhra kick) 14-9 BAL
  • BAL - Richardson 12 yard pass from Unitas (Myhra kick) 21-9 BAL
  • BAL - Sample 42 yard interception return (Myhra kick) 28-9
  • BAL - FG Myhra 25 31-9
  • NYG - Schnelker 32 yard pass from Conerly (Summerall kick) 31-16
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