On This Date 12/16/1945

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Two years after a one-year hiatus due to a player shortage, the Cleveland Rams beat the Washington Redskins 15-14 to win the NFL Championship at Municipal Stadium. The result proved controversial as a safety in the first quarter led to a rule change as Sammy Baugh’s pass out of his own end zone hit the goal post leading to two points for Cleveland. It would be the final game for the Rams in Cleveland as they moved to Los Angeles a month later.

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