Pro Football Returns to LA

In 1946 Los Angeles got not one but two professional football teams.

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Red Grange in Los Angeles

1926_chicago_bears_Los_angeles_tigers_memorial_coliseumHarold “Red” Grange was a college football player, an all-American halfback who rose to national prominence after his remarkable performance in a 1924 game against Michigan. In 1925 he turned professional, signing on with the Chicago Bears. He kicked off 1926 with a football game at the Memorial Coliseum playing against the Los Angeles Tigers, then returned in the spring to star in his first Hollywood feature film. Continue reading