"It was a great place," he said. "The fans were close to you. They did a great job with it. It was what it was. It was a baseball stadium. It was fine. The accommodations in those days, the locker rooms, everything in those days was fine. There was not a problem with it."
"We had 40-some players at that time so it wasn't quite as hard - and five coaches," Ditka said. "It wasn't like you had a staff of 20."