Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Profile: Mike Brown


There are actually many more famous people named Michael Brown out there, but these 12 made the cut.

The hockey Mike Brown was suggested by Michael from LA and Steve from Toronto.


  1. Well played, Gentlemen, well played.

    For what it's worth, I remember some seemingly well documented sources reporting that the Mike Brown who played safety so well for the Bears did grow up with a Jewish stepfather. I couldn't find any on-line confirmation of that quickly, so take it for what it's worth. Still, as a Jewish Bears fan when they drafted him (and remaining one today despite the pasting from the Giants last night) I remember it being a medium-sized deal, a hill on the road between the mountains of Sid Luckman and Gabe Carimi.

  2. We actually got a "Mike Brown of the Bears is Jewish" email before but could find NOTHING to confirm it...

  3. An interesting side note, his parents apparently own several Harley Davidson dealerships in the Chicago area: