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Detroit Lions First Thanksgiving Day Game

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The Detroit Lions playing on Thanksgiving day has become a tradition. What was the first Thanksgiving day game for the Lions?

Trivia Question Answer

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The Detroit Lions first played on Thanksgiving day 1934 losing to the Chicago Bears 19 to 16. They played every year through 1938. They resumed their Thanksgiving day games in 1945 and have played on Thanksgiving every year since.