1960 Pro Bowl

The 1960 Pro Bowl was the NFL's tenth annual all-star game which featured the outstanding performers from the 1959 season. The game was played on Saturday, January 17, 1960, at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California in front of 58,876. The final score was West 38, East 21.[1]

The East team was led by the Philadelphia Eagles' Buck Shaw while Red Hickey of the San Francisco 49ers coached the West squad.[2] The Baltimore Colts swept the player of the game awards, with quarterback Johnny Unitas, the NFL MVP for 1959, being voted the outstanding back and defensive lineman Eugene Lipscomb named the outstanding lineman.[3]

1960 East–West Pro Bowl
Eastern Conference Western Conference
21 38
Head coach:
Buck Shaw
(Philadelphia Eagles)
Head coach:
Red Hickey
(San Francisco 49ers)
1234 Total
Eastern Conference 7707 21
Western Conference 102107 38
DateJanuary 17, 1960
StadiumMemorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, California
Co-MVPsJohnny Unitas (Baltimore Colts), Eugene Lipscomb (Baltimore Colts)
Attendance58,876
TV in the United States
NetworkNBC
AnnouncersBob Kelley, Ray Scott

References

  1. ^ "Unitas fires West to Pro Bowl win, 38–21". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. AP. January 18, 1960. p. 20. Retrieved January 24, 2012.
  2. ^ "West favored by 3½ in Pro Bowl contest". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. AP. January 16, 1960. p. 12. Retrieved January 24, 2012.
  3. ^ "The 1960 Pro Bowl". Bolding Sports Research. Archived from the original on January 24, 2012. Retrieved January 24, 2012.

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