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George Halas

Football (2-Feb-1895 — 31-Oct-1983)


Jeff Davis. Papa Bear: The Life and Legacy of George Halas. New York: McGraw-Hill. 2004. 544pp.

George Halas; with Gwen Morgan; Arthur Veysey. Halas By Halas: The Autobiography of George Halas. New York: McGraw-Hill. 1979. 351pp.

George Vass. George Halas and the Chicago Bears. Chicago, IL: Henry Regnery. 1971. 343pp.

Richard Whittingham. The Chicago Bears: From George Halas to Super Bowl XX: An Illustrated History. Simon & Schuster. 1986. 299pp.


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  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. Webster's American Biographies (p.440)

  8. Celebrity Register 3rd Issue (p.217)

  9. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.301)

  10. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.284)

  11. American Lives: Sports (vol.1, pp.376-79)

  12. ESPN Sports Almanac 2004 (p.523)

  13. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.2, p.342)

  14. Sports Illustrated 2005 Almanac (p.867)

  15. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.484)

  16. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.263)

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