1930'S football!

Gaby Lopez Period-8th

What were some things happening in Football ion the 1930's

In 1936, all of the players could sign up for free. in 1935 the owners of the league came up with a plan for college player draft. The very first draft had only nine rounds but later on, it increased to ten rounds in 1937. In 1939, it then increased to twenty rounds per game. Something that not many people know is that football games used to be played indoors. The fields were covered with saw dust and animal dung from a circus that has been held there before.

1930's Football

-The 1930's NFL Season was the eleventh season in NFL.

-Green bay Packers in the 1930's were names champions for the second straight year.

-The very first play off game was played in 1932. It was between the Chicago Bears and the Portsmouth Spartans

-The first televised football game was aired on October 22nd, 1939.

-Davey O' Brian was drafted by the Philadelphia eagles in 1939.

-NFL salaries collapsed during the great depression.