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    1963 Presentational Game Ball from the World Champion Chicago Bears. There are very few sports enthusiasts who don't recognize the 1985 Chicago Bears as one of the best defensive teams ever to take the gridiron, but the 1963 Windy City squad was no slouch in its own right. With Doug Atkins and Ed O'Bradovich reeking havoc on opposing quarterbacks from their defensive end slots, and Bill George and Larry Morris defending short passes at their linebacker position, the 1963 Bears D picked off 36 passes and allowed only 10.3 points and 227 yards per game.

    Offered here is a superb presentational Wilson "The Game" game ball that was given to "Joe Indes" from the 1963 world champion Bears. Admittedly, there is no way we can be sure that this particular pigskin was used during the '63 league title game. However, the evident game wear coupled with the fact that it was chosen to be a presentational piece suggests that it was used during a significant NFL contest from that season. Heavy wear exhibited throughout, with a large dark stain on the Thorp Sporting Goods panel.


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2018
    18th-19th Thursday-Friday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 10
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