Papa Bear: The Life and Legacy of George Halas

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McGraw Hill Professional, Jul 27, 2006 - Biography & Autobiography - 544 pages
6 Reviews

"Papa Bear is everything a sports book should be: Passionate, encyclopedic, utterly biased and filled with endearingly anachronistic phrases. . ."
--New York Times Book Review

Granted unprecedented access to George Halasís former players, friends and associates, author Jeff Davis tells the incredible story of how one man grabbed an outlaw game by the throat, shook it up, and made it into the most popular spectator sport on the planet.

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Review: Papa Bear : The Life and Legacy of George Halas

User Review  - RS Furtney - Goodreads

Enjoyable read...I met Jeff Davis at a Bears game and he mentioned his book on George Halas. I bought it the next day and could not put it down. Read full review

Review: Papa Bear : The Life and Legacy of George Halas

User Review  - Justin - Goodreads

A very in-depth look at George Halas, the founder of the modern-day NFL and the Chicago Bears. While it has a vast amount of information, the author goes off on too many side stories at times, leaving ... Read full review

Contents

Halas Lives
1
one Learning the Ropes
31
two Destiny Beckons
47
Copyright

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About the author (2006)

Jeff Davis is a lifelong Chicagoan and career journalist. He has covered network and local news and sports for more than three decades as a writer, television sports producer, and reporter. His work has earned numerous honors, including five Emmys. He lives in Evanston, Illinois.

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