Red Grange part 6

Red Grange and the Bears embarked on a 9 game barnstorming tour from December 25, 1925 to January 31, 1926. They played games in the states of Florida, Louisiana, California, Oregon and Washington. They won 8 of 9 games in a span of 2 months, thus solidifying Grange’s main attraction to Pro football.

Red Grange part 5

Red Grange was an important player for the Chicago Bears. He was the first and only player signed to play professional football with the help of CC Pyle and George Halas for 50 percent of all gate tickets. His salary was $100,000. the highest paid pro football athlete of his era. This episode focuses on his performance with the Bears in 1925.

Ernie Nevers part 3

Part 3 of the story about Ernie Nevers. A 5x All Pro fullback for the Duluth Eskimos, Jacksonville Pros, and Chicago Cardinals. This part focuses on his life as a coach at the collegiate and professional levels. After retirement from football, Mr. Nevers enlisted in the military.