It's no longer at the corner of 62 Street and Walnut, but Bill Barnes will never forget Donahue's. The former Philadelphia Eagles running back remembers going to the restaurant every Monday before a game with the team. The 1960 Eagles would discuss the game, eat and have fun. We were very, very close, Barnes says. We stuck together on and off the field.
[...] It was the best professional stop of my career.” Campbell says he is still friends with many of the players and sees them once and a while. He remembers how close they were instantly, and says, could see (the win) building during preseason.” Chuck Bednarik, former Eagles center and linebacker, agrees that the camaraderie of the players was “automatic.” After winning, the players “went out and got a little inebriated. Of course when you win you celebrate,” he says. The last play of the championship game is infamous for Bednarik. [...]
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