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The Greatest Game Ever Played


1958 NFL CHAMPIONSHIP - DECEMBER 28, 1958
BALTIMORE COLTS 23, NEW YORK GIANTS 17, OT

Scoring summary

First quarter

NYG - Pat Summerall kicks a 36-yard field goal.

Second quarter

BAL - Alan Ameche scores on a 2-yard touchdown run (Steve Myhra kicks the extra point).

BAL - Raymond Berry scores on a 15-yard touchdown reception from John Unitas (Myhra kicks the extra point).

Third quarter

NYG - Mel Triplett scores on a 1-yard touchdown run (Summerall kicks the extra point).

Fourth quarter

NYG - Frank Gifford scores on a 15-yard touchdown reception from Charlie Conerly (Summerall kicks the extra point).

BAL - Myhra kicks a 20-yard field goal.

Overtime

BAL - Ameche scores on a 1-yard touchdown run.


Statistics

Passing

NYG - Conerly, 10-14, 187 yards, 1 TD; Heinrich, 2-4, 13 yards.

BAL - Unitas, 26-40, 361 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT.


Rushing

NYG - Gifford, 12 carries, 60 yards; Webster, nine carries, 24 yards; Triplett, five carries, 12 yards, 1 TD; Conerly, two carries, 5 yards; King, three carries, minus-13 yards.

BAL - Ameche, 14 carries, 59 yards, 2 TDs; Dupre, 11 carries, 30 yards; Unitas, four carries, 26 yards; Moore, nine carries, 24 yards.


Receiving

NYG - Gifford, three catches, 14 yards, 1 TD; Rote, two catches, 76 yards; Schnelker, two catches, 63 yards; Webster, two catches, 17 yards; Triplett, two catches, 15 yards; McAfee, one catch, 15 yards.

BAL - Berry, 12 catches, 178 yards, 1 TD; Moore, five catches, 99 yards; Mutscheller, four catches, 63 yards; Ameche, three catches, 14 yards; Dupre, two catches, 7 yards.



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