Photo Credit: Golden Rankings

By Zane Miller

On Sunday, December 11th, 1938, the New York Giants defeated the Green Bay Packers 23-17 in the 1938 NFL Championship Game to win the 19th championship in NFL history. It was the third championship for the Giants franchise. The game was held at Polo Grounds in New York.

Out of Playoffs: Washington Redskins (6-3-2), Detroit Lions (7-4), Chicago Bears (6-5), Brooklyn Dodgers (4-4-3), Philadelphia Eagles (5-6), Cleveland Rams (4-7), Chicago Cardinals (2-9), Pittsburgh Pirates (2-9)

Most passing touchdowns: #5 Bob Monnett (Packers)- 9 TD

Most rushing touchdowns: #44 Andy Farkas (Redskins)- 6 TD

Most receiving touchdowns: #14 Don Hutson (Packers)- 9 TD

Best field goal percentage (min. 9 attempts): #14 Ward Cuff (Giants)- 5 for 9, 55.6%

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