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Amazing Tales from the Chicago Bears Sideline

A Collection of the Greatest Bears Stories Ever Told

More than just a football team, the Chicago Bears are a vital part of Chicago culture. After close to a century of play, the Bears have won more regular season games than any other NFL franchise. Here are tales all Bears fans should read. Here is a book they should all own.

With twenty-seven players in the Hall of Fame and fourteen retired jerseys, it’s no wonder the Bears are a beloved, storied franchise. But the Bears, like Chicago, are not just people; they are true personalities.

In Amazing Tales From the Chicago Bears Sideline, Bears fans will read about the men who have made the Bears one of the greatest teams in pro football and the coaches and players that made them great:

  • George Halas
  • Walter Payton
  • Dick Butkus
  • Mike Ditka,
  • Richard Dent
  • Dan Hampton,
  • and many, many more

Former Bears star Steve McMichael takes a front row seat in this collection of stories. Readers get an opportunity to relive the glory years of a charter NFL franchise—as seen through the eyes of a legendary player. McMichael covers it all, from training camp misadventures in Lake Forest, Illinois, and Platteville, Wisconsin, and Ditka’s locker room tirades to nights on the town with teammates and behind-the-scenes glimpses of historic moments. From first kick-off to overtime play, Amazing Tales from the Chicago Bears Sideline covers some of the franchise’s greatest moments and is a must-have for any true Bears fan.

Steve McMichael was one of the best defensive players to ever grace the turf for the Bears. He now lives in Chicago, Illinois.

John Mullin is an Emmy Award-winning sportswriter and reporter. He lives in Deerfield, Illinois.

Phil Arvia was born and raised in Thornton, Illinois. He has won numerous awards throughout his writing career. He lives in Thornton, Illinois.

  • Publisher: Sports Publishing (September 5, 2017)
  • Length: 392 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781683581192

"From tense overtime games to Ditka's notorious locker room tirades to behind the scenes glimpses of a dedicated and driven team, Amazing Tales from the Chicago Bears Sideline is a must-read for Bears fans! Highly recommended." -Midwest Book Review

"From tense overtime games to Ditka's notorious locker room tirades to behind the scenes glimpses of a dedicated and driven team, Amazing Tales from the Chicago Bears Sideline is a must-read for Bears fans! Highly recommended." -Midwest Book Review