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ALL HAIL THE LUSTY LIONS
Tex Maule
January 06, 1958
Joy overflowed in Detroit when its "uncoachable" football team—unloved and unwanted in August—finally beat Cleveland for the pro championship
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January 06, 1958

All Hail The Lusty Lions

Joy overflowed in Detroit when its "uncoachable" football team—unloved and unwanted in August—finally beat Cleveland for the pro championship

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"Hey, coacher, you murdered 'em," one yelled. Wilson nodded and smiled and walked away behind his players.

Detroit was a happy city, and now the once-unwanted Lions seemed bigger than the whole motor industry.

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