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Sneak(er) tactic helps Giants down Bears

Updated: December 7, 2000, 11:36 AM ET
By Larry Schwartz | Special to ESPN.com

Dec. 9, 1934

In the National Football League championship game being played on a frozen field at the Polo Grounds, the New York Giants' most significant advantage over the Chicago Bears isn't on offense, defense or on special teams. It's on their feet.

To the amazement of the Bears and some 37,000 fans, the Giants come out for the second half wearing basketball sneakers. This unorthodox equipment helps the Giants gain better traction and rally from a 10-3 halftime deficit. ...

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