Jan. 12, 1959: East Wins Pro Bowl 28-21 in L.A.

L.A. Times, 1959
Keith Thursby says of the 1959 game: The Pro Bowl in its current format has been held in Hawaii since 1971, so that must mean at some point Los Angeles was considered an exotic getaway to lure the players for an all-star game. Interesting that the ’58 game drew a then-record 72,250, another sign that L.A. once was a pretty fair pro football town..

The post originally appeared in 2009 on latimes.com and is available via Archive.org.

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