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The 1953 Pro Bowl was the NFL's third annual all-star game which featured the league's outstanding performers from the 1952 season. The game was played on January 10, 1953, at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California in front of 34,208 fans. The National Conference squad defeated the American Conference by a score of 27–7.[1]

1953 National–American Pro Bowl
1234 Total
American Conference 0007 7
National Conference 140310 27
DateJanuary 10, 1953
StadiumMemorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, California
MVPDon Doll (Detroit Lions)
Attendance34,208
TV in the United States
NetworkNBC
AnnouncersBud Foster, Mark Scott

The National team was led by the Detroit Lions' Buddy Parker while Paul Brown of the Cleveland Browns coached the American stars.[2] Detroit Lions defensive halfback Don Doll was named the game's outstanding player.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "National pro all-stars whip Americans, 27–7". Milwaukee Sentinel. AP. January 11, 1953. pp. B1–2. Retrieved January 24, 2012.
  2. ^ "Seven Steelers play in Pro Bowl game today". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. AP. January 10, 1953. p. 11. Retrieved January 24, 2012.
  3. ^ "The 1953 Pro Bowl". Bolding Sports Research. Archived from the original on January 24, 2012. Retrieved January 24, 2012.

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