On This Date 11/6/1929

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Professional football goes under the lights for the first time, as the Providence Steam Roller host the Chicago Cardinals at Kinsley Park in the NFL’s first night game. The game was originally going to be played on Sunday but moved after heavy rains made the field unplayable. The ball was painted white to aid the players, looking like a giant egg as the Cardinals hatched a 16-0 win.

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