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Sid Luckman

Sid Luckman (November 21, 1916 - July 5, 1998) was an American football quarterback for the Chicago Bears from 1939 to 1950 leading the team to 4 NFL championships during that period. In particular, he was instrumental in his team's record-setting win of 73-0 over the Washington Redskins in the 1940 NFL title game. Sportscaster Jimmy Cannon once said, "You had to be there to realize how great Sid was."

He played both baseball and football for Columbia University.

He was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1965.


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