Mike Ditka is an NFL legend. He was the first Tight End ever elected into the National Football League Hall of Fame. The man famous for his moustache and sweater is part of the one of the most exclusive fraternities, being elected to the Hall of Fame both as an NFL player, and as an NFL coach. This Monday at the Bears/Cowboys Monday Night Football game, the iconic Ditka accepted one of the greatest individual accomplishments a player can get in professional sports: his number, 89, was retired. From Monday forward, no player for the Chicago Bears will ever wear number 89, because 89 stands for Mike Ditka.
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