The Inaugural Class
You selected five candidates for the first class of the ESPN Chicago Hall of Fame.
Our expert panel of Melissa Isaacson, Marc Silverman, Michael Wilbon and Gene Wojciechowski pared down Chicago's greatest athletes of all time to 20 nominees for the inaugural class of five. Check out our panel's picks and join in the discussion.
So who made it? Check out the the first class.
Note: If they're still active, they weren't eligible.
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Dickerson's top 5 Bears of all time
By Jeff Dickerson
Richard Dent's enshrinement into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this past weekend gave the Bears 27 busts in Canton, Ohio, which makes narrowing down a top-five list a difficult assignment.
However, the top three of Walter Payton, George Halas and Mike Ditka are logical choices, considering what each meant to not just Chicago, but to the entire football landscape ...
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