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Reconstructing and preserving a part of Rochester, New York's and the National Football League's early history
Through the years
PICTURE OF THE WEEK
Rochester Jeffs at New York Giants 1925
The Town Who Hated Pro Football by Bob Carroll
BIRTH OF THE NFL by DIRK ROZICH
Commissioned by the Dr. James King, grandson of the Canton Bulldogs owner/coach, Ralph Hay
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Downtown Canton, Ohio
NFL NETWORK Bills Draft Pick 2019
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One Bills Live with John Murphy and Steve Tasker on MSG Network
From Channel 13 March 11,2016 , a Rochester Jeffersons trivia question on Leo's birthday!
October 27, 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame , Canton, Ohio . Rochester featured in pro football documentary "Before The League" by Time Warner Sports.
November 10,2014 Sunday Night Football.
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* First NFL game played on a Thursday : Rochester 13 Akron 13 Oct. 12,1922
* First NFL game played on a rare Wednesday: Rochester 0 NY Giants 13 Nov. 11, 1925
* The Chicago Staleys ( Chicago Bears) played their first NFL game at Cubs Park (Wrigley Field) against Rochester: Rochester 13 Chicago 16 Oct. 16, 1921
* The 1924 Pottsville Maroons went 12-1-1 and didnt allow a touchdown all season until the last game: Rochester Jeffersons 10 Pottsville Maroons 7 Nov. 30, 1924
* The Rochester Jeffersons and Leo Lyons recruited one of pro footballs first African - American players, Henry McDonald 1911 to 1917