George Halas, fully George Stanley Halas, Sr., nicknamed "Papa Bear" and "Mr. Everything"

George
Halas, fully George Stanley Halas, Sr., nicknamed "Papa Bear" and "Mr. Everything"
1895
1983

Professional Football Player, Coach, Owner and Pioneer in professional American Football, iconic longtime leader of the NFL's Chicago Bears, lesser known as an Inventor, Jurist, Producer, Philanthropist and Philatelist

Author Quotes

Music, that's what it is to me. One time in Kezar Stadium they gave me a standing boo.

San Francisco has always been my favorite booing city. I don't mean the people boo louder or longer, but there is a very special intimacy. When they boo you, you know they mean you. Music, that's what it is to me. One time in Kezar Stadium they gave me a standing boo.

Taylor, we've run out of timeouts. Go in there and get hurt.

When they boo you, you know they mean you.

Find out what the other team wants to do. Then take it away from them.

If you live long enough, lots of nice things happen.

Many people flounder about in life because they do not have a purpose, an objective toward which to work.

Nothing is work unless you'd rather be doing something else.

You can achieve only that which you will do.

Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it.

Don't do anything in practice that you wouldn't do in the game.

Always go to bed a winner.

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First Name
George
Last Name
Halas, fully George Stanley Halas, Sr., nicknamed "Papa Bear" and "Mr. Everything"
Birth Date
1895
Death Date
1983
Bio

Professional Football Player, Coach, Owner and Pioneer in professional American Football, iconic longtime leader of the NFL's Chicago Bears, lesser known as an Inventor, Jurist, Producer, Philanthropist and Philatelist