A Wide-Open Playing Style and Solid CX Helped the American Football League Succeed and Shape Modern Pro Football (Part 1 of 2)

In the 1950s, the most popular spectator sports were baseball, boxing, and horse racing according to Mic.com. Football was also popular, but it was the college version that drew more fans to stadiums, radios, and TVs. However, professional football received a huge boost in popularity thanks to an exciting championship game played between the National Football League’s Baltimore Colts and New York Giants in Yankee Stadium on December 28, 1958. The Colts won 23 to 17 in overtime on....

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