1952 Pro Bowl

The 1952 Pro Bowl was the NFL's second annual all-star game which featured the league's outstanding performers from the 1951 season. The game was played on January 12, 1952, at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California in front of 19,400 fans. The National Conference squad defeated the American Conference by a score of 30–13.[1][2]

1952 National–American Pro Bowl
1234 Total
American Conference 7600 13
National Conference 37020 30
DateJanuary 12, 1952
StadiumMemorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, California
MVPDan Towler (Los Angeles Rams)
Attendance19,400
TV in the United States
NetworkNBC
AnnouncersHarry Wismer, Bill Stern

The National team was led by the Los Angeles Rams' Joe Stydahar while Paul Brown of the Cleveland Browns coached the American stars.[3] Los Angeles Rams running back Dan Towler was named the game's outstanding player.[4]

Each player on the victorious National roster received $600, while the losing American players took away $500 each.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nationals late spurt wins Pro Bowl, 30–13". Milwaukee Sentinel. AP. January 13, 1952. pp. 1-B, 3-B. Retrieved January 24, 2012.
  2. ^ a b "National pros whip Americans, 30–13". Pittsburgh Press. UPI. January 13, 1952. p. 37. Retrieved January 24, 2012.
  3. ^ "Second annual Pro Bowl tilt carded today". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. AP. January 12, 1952. p. 11. Retrieved January 24, 2012.
  4. ^ "The 1952 Pro Bowl". Bolding Sports Research. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. Retrieved January 24, 2012.

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