George Halas

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Further reading

  • Davis, Jeff (2006). Papa Bear: The Life and Legacy of George Halas. ISBN   0-07-147741-1.
George Halas
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Halas in 1982
Born
George Stanley Halas Sr.

(1895-02-02)February 2, 1895
DiedOctober 31, 1983(1983-10-31) (aged 88)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Burial placeSt Adalbert Catholic Cemetery & Mausoleums, Niles, Illinois, U.S.
Other names
  • Papa Bear
  • Mr. Everything
Education University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Occupations
  • Football player
  • baseball player
  • football coach
  • football team owner
Spouse
Minnie Bushing
(m. 1922;died 1966)
Children
Relatives
Awards Navy Distinguished Public Service Award (1956)

Football career
No. 7
Position: End
Personal information
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:182 lb (83 kg)
Career information
High school: Crane (Chicago, Illinois)
College:
Career history
As a player:
As a coach:
As an executive:
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played:104
Touchdowns:10
Head coaching record
Regular season:318–148–31 (.671)
Postseason:6–3 (.667)
Career:324–151–31 (.671)
Player stats at NFL.com  ·  PFR
Coaching stats at PFR

Baseball career
Outfielder
Batted: Both
Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 6, 1919, for the New York Yankees
Last MLB appearance
July 5, 1919, for the New York Yankees