Sports of the Times: Overtime at the Stadium

Title

Sports of the Times: Overtime at the Stadium

Subject

New York Times Article covering the 1958 NFL Championship Game

Description

On December 29th, 1958, the day after the 1958 NFL Championship Game between the Baltimore Colts and New York Giants, The New York Times' Arthur Daley wrote about the game, the roaring, partisan crowd, and the exciting overtime finish. From his writing it is clear that the NFL is just now starting to arrive on the national scene. He ends his article with the telling line "This was a football game. Wow!"

Creator

Daley, Arthur. “Sports of the Times: Overtime at the Stadium.” The New York Times, December 29, 1958. http://search.proquest.com.ezproxy.wlu.edu/hnpnewyorktimesindex/docview/114493914/54F83A7364A344BFPQ/3?accountid=14882

Date

December, 29, 1958

Contributor

Grant Cokeley

Type

Newspaper Article

Files

out-2.pdf

Collection

Citation

Daley, Arthur. “Sports of the Times: Overtime at the Stadium.” The New York Times, December 29, 1958. http://search.proquest.com.ezproxy.wlu.edu/hnpnewyorktimesindex/docview/114493914/54F83A7364A344BFPQ/3?accountid=14882, “Sports of the Times: Overtime at the Stadium,” The American Century, accessed July 21, 2019, https://americancentury.omeka.wlu.edu/items/show/142.