George Preston Marshall – Founder/Owner of Washington Redskins


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This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to explore the life and career of the man that founded the Washington Redskins.  George Preston Marshall was known for many things, but the biggest contributions he made to the NFL had to do with the fan’s experience of the game.  He created a spectacle that was more than just a football game.  So strap on your seat belt, and let’s get ready to take this baby up to 88mph.
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LINKS FROM THE SHOW
Pro Football Hall of Fame – George Preston Marshall Bio
Washington Post – Article about the Marshall and the Redskin’s name
Washington Post – Article about Marshall against the Government
Pro Football Reference – Newark Tornadoes Record
SportsECyclopedia – Newark Tornadoes
SportsECyclopedia – Boston Redskins
The Hogs.net – The Redskins Fight Song History
Super Bowl Ad Cost Article
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