The 1958 National Football League season resulted in a tie for the Eastern Conference championship between the Cleveland Browns and the New York Giants, requiring a one-game playoff to be held between them. This conference championship game was played on December 21, 1958, at Yankee Stadium. The winner of that game then hosted the Baltimore Colts on December 28.

Tournament bracket

Eastern Conference playoff NFL Championship
W Baltimore Colts 23 (OT)
E New York Giants 17
E Cleveland Browns 0
E New York Giants 10

Eastern Conference championship

New York Giants 10, Cleveland Browns 0
1 2 34Total
Browns 0 0 000
Giants 7 3 0010

at Yankee Stadium in The Bronx, New York City

  • Date: December 21, 1958
  • Game attendance: 61,274
Game information

First Quarter

Second Quarter

  • NY – field goal Summerall 26, NY 10–0

Third Quarter

  • no scoring

Fourth Quarter

  • no scoring

NFL Championship game

Further information: 1958 NFL Championship Game

NFL Championship Game