By Lew Freedman
One of purely ultimate constitution contributors of the nationwide soccer League, the Chicago Bears are a staff steeped in historical past. With 9 seasoned soccer championships and twenty-six corridor of famers, the Bears also are one of the so much profitable franchises in all undefined sports.
Revised and up-to-date to incorporate the most recent seasons at the gridiron, Chicago Bears: The entire Illustrated History brings the team’s vivid background to existence. starting with the franchise’s 1919 origins because the Decatur Staleys, this lavishly illustrated publication offers the highs and lows from greater than 9 many years of soccer. this is the tale of the 1st dynasty less than George “Papa undergo” Halas; the “Monsters of the halfway” of the Forties; the team’s resurgence in the overdue Sixties; its 1985 tremendous Bowl win; and the run for the identify in 2006. Former Chicago Tribune sportswriter and longtime Bears aficionado Lew Freedmen highlights the legends who've donned Bears uniforms, outsize characters like crimson Grange, Bronko Nagurski, Sid Luckman, Mike Ditka, Dick Butkus, Gayle Sayers, Walter Payton, Mike Singletary, Brian Urlacher, and lots of extra. He comprises the numbers in the back of the stories---the stats and group records---as good as pivotal performs in Bears’ historical past, from Halas’ T-formation to William “The fridge” Perry’s landing runs. The e-book provides a key bankruptcy of activities historical past and gives a becoming tribute to at least one of football’s such a lot loved teams.
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