On this day in 1920, the Decatur Staleys played their first professional game.

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  1. Jimmors

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    Ill just assume it is and leave this here:

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    And who can forget the Rock Island Independents or Chicago Tigers.
     
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    Their uniforms look like the Steelers throwbacks...

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    Akron had the hottest cheerleaders in 1921 though. Check this gal out:

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    I live in Decatur. Why did you leave us?
     
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    The Big city was calling them
     
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    Where the rest of the 53 man squad. I wonder what there paychecks looked like back then
     
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    I think typical salaries were like $100 per game in the early 20's.
     
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    looks like a highly spirited jocund group, unlike the below who seem mostly lugubrious[​IMG]
     
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    The FOUNDER of the NFL in UNIFORM !
    Halas looked like the smallest guy in the pic.
    However he had the biggest brain.
    My all time favorite where are they now team : The Pottsville Maroons!
     
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