Story by 89 WLS Web Writer Christine Fiedler
Da Bears are retiring Da Coach's number this coming season.
Mike Ditka's No. 89 will be retired during a ceremony during halftime of the Bears v. Cowboys game on December 9th.
Ditka says, "It's a tremendous honor. It's something I didn't anticipate or expect, but it's a great honor." He added he's also very humbled and thankful the Bears' chairman, George McCaskey, made the decision to retire his number.
Twelve players have worn the No. 89 jersey since Ditka.
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