1920 Decatur Staleys Football Team, Decatur, Illinois

The Great Thanksgiving Game That Wasn’t

Nov 25, 2015

In 1920, two Chicago teams faced off in a ‘loser leaves town’ battle that changed football forever – even if it never actually happened

Ninety-five years,  the biggest, most important professional football game that no one knows about took place in Chicago. The American Professional Football Association may have been officially founded at a car dealership in Canton, Ohio in September 1920, but by all rights, the Windy City was its hub.

by Brendan Prunty Rolling Stone

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