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This Day In Redskins History: First-Ever Championship Victory

Posted by Jake Kring-Schreifels on December 12, 2014 – 3:42 pm

Happy Birthday, Alfred Morris!
–Redskins Set Sites On New York Giants

The Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Twitter account continued their “On This Date” series with an archived photo from 1937.

It shows Washington Redskins quarterback Sammy Baugh (No. 33) leading the team to a 28-21 victory over the Chicago Bears in the NFL Championship game.

The win was the Redskins’ first league championship and happened to also be their first year located in Washington, D.C.

Below, you’ll see real footage from the 1937 championship game set to a peppy marching tune:

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