On December 13, 1936, the Green Bay Packers defeated the Boston Redskins at The Polo Grounds in New York, 21-6. That’s right, The Boston Redskins. This was to be the last game they played as the Boston Redskins. The following year the franchise moved to Washington, DC.
On December 13, 1969, Curt Flood went before the MLB Players’ Association Executive Board and asked for financial assistance for his litigation against Major League Baseball. He was attempting to prove that the reserve clause was a violation of antitrust laws. The board voted 25-0 in favor of supporting Flood. It didn’t help his career at all, but now there are hundreds of baseball playing multi-millionaires who have Curt Flood to thank for their life styles.