Bears-Packers matchup would be pricey

Updated: January 13, 2011, 1:19 AM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- On Dec. 14, 1941, just one week after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, the Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers met for a tiebreaking Western Division championship game. Both teams had finished 10-1 in the division, so a first-ever divisional playoff game was created.

Before the game, excited fans lined up downtown to buy standing-room only tickets for this unique event for $1.65 (equivalent to almost $25 today) and they sold out quickly, according to a Chicago Daily Tribune ...

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