Events in Sport in December 1943

  • Dec 3 9th Heisman Trophy Award: Angelo Bertelli, Notre Dame (QB)
  • Dec 4 Commissioner Landis announces any baseball club may sign Negroes
  • Dec 5 NFL Philadelphia Eagle-Pitts Steeler merger dissolves
  • Dec 22 Manufacturers get permission to use synthetic rubber for baseball core
  • Dec 26 Chicago Bears win NFL championship, defeating Washington Redskins 41-21 in Chicago
  • Dec 30 Phillies trade Babe Dahlgren to Pitts for Babe Phelps & cash