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First Pro - William "Pudge" Heffelfinger was paid $500 to play in a game on Nov. 12, 1892 hence marking the "birth" of professional football.
Pro football''s first indoor game - the first indoor game occurred in 1902 in a tournament called the "Word Series" played at New York''s Madison Square Garden.
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