It is too bad that Da Bears won't be hosting any playoff games at Soldiers Field this year, despite at one time being 7-3, but five straight losses will kind of knock you out of contention. At least they won the last game against Minnesota.
This past summer, I was able to go to the field at the invite of the USMC, when the Great Lakes Recruiting Battalion had their change of commandant. I took a walk around the new Soldiers Field (how long before it gets a corporate name, but being named for the military perhaps not.
There were large pictures along what they call South Field of events that have taken place there.
1937 Ski jump
1978 Rolling Stones concert
1942 Army War Show
1927 Notre Dame vs. USC football game
1959 All Star Game
10=933 Music Festival
1966 Freedom Rally1926 Eucharist Congress
There were also the words to that great song, "Bear Down Chicago Bears and a ticket from the Oct. 12, 1952 Bears vs. Dallas Texans game.
A Great Trip Back Into History. --RoadDog
Happy Fiftieth Anniversary Liz
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