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'63 The Story of the 1963 World Championship Chicago Bears

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Guided by legendary coach/owner George Halas, the 1963 Chicago Bears came together to produce one memorable season. Their story, told through the eyes of the players and coaches who were there, provides a humorous and compelling look back at professional football in the early 1960s.
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Overview

Guided by legendary coach/owner George Halas, the 1963 Chicago Bears came together to produce one memorable season. Their story, told through the eyes of the players and coaches who were there, provides a humorous and compelling look back at professional football in the early 1960s.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780815681403
  • Publisher: Syracuse University Press
  • Publication date: 9/15/2004
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 783,798
  • Product dimensions: 6.26 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.89 (d)

Table of Contents

1 The old ziperoo 1
2 George Halas 15
3 Preseason : a new beginning 25
4 Two monsters of the midway : Doug Atkins and Bill George 45
5 Green Bay Packers 59
6 Minnesota Vikings 67
7 The staff 75
8 Detroit Lions 89
9 Baltimore Colts 95
10 Locker room stories 103
11 Los Angeles Rams 107
12 San Francisco 49ers 113
13 Philadelphia Eagles 121
14 Negotiating with Papa Bear; or, anyone for a root canal? 129
15 Here come the Colts again! 135
16 Rams invade! 145
17 Wrigley will be rocking : the pack is back! 153
18 A nation mourns 163
19 Watch out! : Little Fran and the Vikings are coming to town 175
20 Looking for gold against those pesky 49ers 183
21 The weasel comes up big! 189
22 New York Giants 197
23 More stories from the locker room 209
1963 NFL final standings 220
1963 NFL championship game 221
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