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The story goes that when George Halas moved the Decatur Staleys football team to Chicago in 1921 he wanted to come up with a new name for the team. Since the team was going to play it's home games at Cubs Park (now Wrigley Field), which was the home of the Chicago Cubs Baseball team, he decided on Bears because bears are bigger and stronger than cubs just as football players are bigger and stronger than baseball players.

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