Ditka, An Autobiography
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Ditka, An Autobiography

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Follow the fascinating spurts of growth and introspection that helped a fiery coach with a wild temper learn to control himself and get the most from his players whose salaries and egos exceed his own.
Published May 31st 1982 by Bonus Books
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Because he’s Da Coach, and I’m a Bears fan, I’ll give this book a ranking of “Of Some Definable Merit.” Of the positives – this book really does give a glimpse into the motivations of Ditka. He talks extensively about the legendary 1985 Bears and many of its personalities. I was surprised to learn that he actually respected Jim McMahon, who he publicly feuded with many times, as a winner. I was not surprised by how much he had to say about Buddy Ryan. There are also glimpses into his greatest as...more
Joe Kozenski
A great read written like Ditka talks. Not only a good read regarding football, but also a interesting take on success, leadership and the drive it takes to do what you love.
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Best book ever man.
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Mike Ditka is a former American football NFL player, television commentator, and coach. Ditka coached the Chicago Bears for 11 years and New Orleans Saints for 3 years. Ditka and Tom Flores are the only two people to win Super Bowls as a player, an assistant coach and a head coach.
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In Life, First You Kick Ass: Reflections on the 1985 Bears and Wisdom from Da Coach The '85 Bears: We Were the Greatest Don't Get Me Wrong!: Mike Ditka's Insights, Outbursts, Kudos, and Comebacks The '85 Bears: We Were the Greatest Mike Ditka: Rare Insight

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