Ticket Please: 1971 NFC Championship

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Here is just one piece of ephemeral history from the long playoff history between the Dallas Cowboys and San Francisco 49ers — it’s a ticket stub from the NFC Championship game played on January 2, 1972 at Texas Stadium.

NFC Championship game played on January 2, 1972 at Texas Stadium.

That’s right, just twelve dollars (just under $80 in today’s prices) got you in to see the Cowboys defense put on a clinic. Dallas won, 14-3, en route to Super Bowl VI and their first Super Bowl title.

Here is the program for the game:

Dallas Cowboys vs. San Francisco 49ers (January 2, 1972)