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Chicago Bears History by the Decade: The Nifty 50s

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Episode four of our limited podcast series, Halas to Mack: Chicago Bears History by the Decade - now in technicolor!

Welcome back to our podcast series on Chicago Bears history!

Jeff Berckes is joined by lifelong Bears fan and historian Matt Winter as they talk a decade that can best be described as good, not great.

We kick things off in the 1950s with a cocktail recipe of the day and a recap the NFL and a merger with a rival football league. The 50s see a new crop of characters don the navy and orange (check out Part 2 of Jeff’s Championship Belt series!) including the great Bill George and Harlon Hill.

Finally, the guys will give answers to a number of fun categories. Who from the 1950s would you most want on the upcoming 2020 roster? Who from the modern Bears would have helped the Bears go from good to great? Who was the best player and their favorite player to learn about for the decade?

All that and more on this week’s Halas to Mack: Chicago Bears History by the Decade.

Do you have a question or a fun category you’d like to know the answer? Jeff and Matt are planning on recording a recap show at the end of the series to answer the best history-related questions we receive. Ask yours in the comments or find Jeff on Twitter @gridironborn.