Wrigley Snowstorm

Wrigley Snowstorm
December 11, 1932
Wrigley Field, Chicago
Chicago Bears (9) over Green Bay Packers (0)

Heavy snow fell during the game, but the players and 5,000 fans were said to be "impervious to the cold and snow". There was no scoring until the fourth quarter when Tiny Engebretsen kicked a field goal for the Bears from the 14. Then the Bears' Bronko Nagurski broke open the game with a 56 yard scoring run, though Red Grange missed the point-after. The cold, wet conditons led to several fumbles, two of which were costly for the Packers. The Engebretsen field goal was set up by an Arnie Herber fumble at the Packer 24, and in the second quarter, hopes for a Packer touchdown were dashed by an Arnie Herber fumble at the Bears' one yard line. The game ended the season with the Bears tied for first with the Portsmouth (Ohio) Spartans.

Thanks to David Defoe of Apple Valley, Minn for providing the following items scanned from the Dec 12, 1932 Chicago Tribune

Score by Quarter
Team123 4Final
Green Bay 000 00
Chi Bears 000 99
Attendance: 5,000

Weather Observations for the Day
HighLowPrecipitation SnowfallSnowcover
26° F 21° F 0.18 in 3.6 in 6 in

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