The Independent

Chicago Fire Soccer

Barb Greasy, Staff Writer

September 26, 2006

On Oct. 8, 1997, on the 126th anniversary of the Great Chicago Fire, Chicago kicked off its inaugural season of the disaster's namesake, the Chicago Fire, which had just been founded as Chicago's Major League Soccer (MLS) team. Navy Pier's Gateway Park held the ceremony in which the team's logo, colors and uniform were revealed....

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