Posts tagged "Mike Ditka"

The Chicago Bears Fan From New York

In 1956, the Bears played the Giants in the championship game. They got beat – 47-7.  My father in law – a young Jewish kid from Brooklyn at the time – heard the game on the radio and thought “This team needs me.” And, 56 years of fanaticism ensued – a fanatic in such a... Read more »

One more thing about my father in law!

He’s a huge Bears fan.  He grew up in Brooklyn but when he was about 10 years old, he saw the Bears getting killed on TV and thought they needed a fan.  Lifelong fanaticism followed, which included kicking the entire family out of the house when the Bears were on. H told this to Mike... Read more »