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Soldier Field, 1947, Chicago

Soldier Field, 1947, Chicago

Chicago Bears’ quarterback and 4 x NFL Champion, Sid Luckman, shills for PBR, 1949, Chicago.

Chicago Bears’ quarterback and 4 x NFL Champion, Sid Luckman, shills for PBR, 1949, Chicago.

Chicago Bears linebacker, Dick Butkus and the Bears’ mascot, watch the game from the sidelines, 1973, Chicago.

Chicago Bears linebacker, Dick Butkus and the Bears’ mascot, watch the game from the sidelines, 1973, Chicago.

Bronislau “Bronko” Nagurski, Chicago Bears, 1930-37 + 1943, 3 x NFL Champion, Chicago.

Soldier Field, 1947, Chicago.

This photo appears on the cover of Liam T.A. Ford’s excellent book about Soldier Field, A Stadium and it’s City. 

Update: Thanks to Liam T.A. Ford for providing the correct date for the photo.

Soldier Field, 1947, Chicago.

This photo appears on the cover of Liam T.A. Ford’s excellent book about Soldier Field, A Stadium and it’s City.

Update: Thanks to Liam T.A. Ford for providing the correct date for the photo.

Go Sox…, Comiskey Park, 1988, Thomas Harney

Be sure to check out Harney’s book, Portraits from the Park Comiskey Park Photographs, 1973-1990.

http://www.press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/distributed/P/bo14380860.html

Go Sox…, Comiskey Park, 1988, Thomas Harney

Be sure to check out Harney’s book, Portraits from the Park Comiskey Park Photographs, 1973-1990.

http://www.press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/distributed/P/bo14380860.html

Ski jump demonstration on Michigan Ave, 1976, Chicago

The Chicago White Stockings (later, Cubs), 1889, Lake Park Grounds (Grant Park), Chicago.

The Chicago White Stockings (later, Cubs), 1889, Lake Park Grounds (Grant Park), Chicago.

Tennis grounds in Jackson Park, 1910, Chicago.

Tennis grounds in Jackson Park, 1910, Chicago.

Glossop’s Hotel, Amusement and Business Map for what we now refer to as the Loop, 1884, Chicago.

Among many points of interest, look east to find Lake Park (later Grant) and then to the north for the Base Ball Grounds, home of the Chicago White Stockings and then the Exposition Building, now the site of the Art Institute.

Via greatchicagofire.org

Glossop’s Hotel, Amusement and Business Map for what we now refer to as the Loop, 1884, Chicago.

Among many points of interest, look east to find Lake Park (later Grant) and then to the north for the Base Ball Grounds, home of the Chicago White Stockings and then the Exposition Building, now the site of the Art Institute.

Via greatchicagofire.org

The Memorable Game between the New Yorks (Giants) and the Chicagos (White Stockings, later Cubs), 1891, West Side Park, Congress - Loomis - Harrison - Throop, Chicago.

The Memorable Game between the New Yorks (Giants) and the Chicagos (White Stockings, later Cubs), 1891, West Side Park, Congress - Loomis - Harrison - Throop, Chicago.

Chicago White Stockings (Cubs) star Ned Williamson and “mascotte” Willie Hahm, 1887, Chicago

Chicago White Stockings (Cubs) star Ned Williamson and “mascotte” Willie Hahm, 1887, Chicago

Aerial looking north east from Clark and Addison, 1955, Chicago.

Aerial looking north east from Clark and Addison, 1955, Chicago.

Blackhawks legend Bobby Hull shills for Jantzen swimwear, 1967, Chicago.

Blackhawks legend Bobby Hull shills for Jantzen swimwear, 1967, Chicago.

Trick water skiing on the Chicago River, 1958, Chicago.

Trick water skiing on the Chicago River, 1958, Chicago.