Chicago’s football team, The Bears, started in 1920 owned by A.E. Stanley, and coached by George Halas, better known as “Papa Bear”. The Bears was originally a team from Decatur, Illinois but moved to Chicago within the next year. The Bears have nine NFL Championships and one Super Bowl win. The Bears won the Super Bowl in 1986 against the New England Patriots with a final score of 46-10, holding a record of highest points scored in the Super Bowl. They also hold a record of having the most Hall of Famers including; Jimbo Covert, Steve McMichael, Jay Hilgenberg, Ed O’Bradovich, and Doug Buffone.
The Bears is just another team that is known for some of its biggest, most famous players. Number one being Walter Payton (1975-1987), Dick Butkus (1965-1973), Brian Urlacher (2000-2012), Mike Ditka (1961-1966), Gayle Sayers (1965-1971), Bronko Nagurski (1930- 1937), Dan Hampton (1979-1990), Mike Singletary (1981-1992), Richard Dent (1983-1993), and Sid Luckman (1939-1950).
The Chicago Bears play at Soldier Field, originally named Municipal Grant Park Stadium. The field is located at 1410 Museum Campus Dr, Chicago, IL 60605. Not only is it home to the Chicago Bears, but is also home to Chicago Fire of Major League Soccer. The field holds a capacity of 61,500 people. Today, the Chicago Bears is owned by Virginia Halas McCaskey, daughter of George Halas, the chairman is George McCaskey, Virginia’s son, the president is Ted Phillips, general manager is Ryan Pace, and the head coach is Ted Phillips.