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1989 Pro Bowl
1 2 3 4 Total
AFC 3 0 0 0

3

NFC 7 7 10 10

34

Date January 29, 1989
Stadium Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, Hawaii
MVP Randall Cunningham (Philadelphia Eagles)
National anthem
Coin toss
Referee Ben Dreith
Attendance 50,113
Network ESPN
Announcers Mike Patrick & Joe Theismann
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The 1989 Pro Bowl was the NFL's 39th annual all-star game which featured the outstanding performers from the 1988 season. The game was played on Sunday, January 29, 1989, at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii before a crowd of 50,113. The final score was NFC 34, AFC 3.[1][2]

Marv Levy of the Buffalo Bills led the AFC team against an NFC team coached by Chicago Bears head coach Mike Ditka.[3] The referee was Ben Dreith.[2]

Randall Cunningham of the Philadelphia Eagles was named the game's MVP.[3] Players on the winning NFC team received $10,000 apiece while the AFC participants each took home $5,000.[4]

It was the last Pro Bowl game played in the month of January for two decades, until the 2010 Pro Bowl.[citation needed]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Pro Bowl (box score)". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: p. 18. January 30, 1989. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=xZ5RAAAAIBAJ&sjid=2G0DAAAAIBAJ&pg=3403%2C7309951. Retrieved January 10, 2012.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "1989 Pro Bowl game book" (PDF). NFL Game Statistics & Information. National Football League. Archived from the original on January 31, 2012. http://www.webcitation.org/656kk4SM9. Retrieved January 31, 2012.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Peters, Ken (January 30, 1989). "NFC Stars outshine AFC counterparts in Pro Bowl, 34–3". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. AP: p. 16. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=xZ5RAAAAIBAJ&sjid=2G0DAAAAIBAJ&pg=6849%2C7302909. Retrieved January 10, 2012.
  4. "NFL Pro Bowl history". CBSSports.com. Archived from the original on January 16, 2012. http://www.webcitation.org/64jzqxRdL. Retrieved January 31, 2012.

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