The Mud Bowl

On November 15, 1964, the drenching rains turned Sportman’s Park into a muddy mess.  The yard markers were obliterated and players became unrecognizable.  The Football Cardinals played the NY Giants in a 10-10 tie. The game will forever be remembered as The Mud Bowl. 

This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.

Image from Flickr by Bill Slattery Jr licensed under CC 2.0