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Ditka, An Autobiography
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
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.More about Mike Ditka...