|Date of birth:||August 10, 1911|
|Place of birth:||Shenandoah, Iowa|
|Date of death:||May, 1963|
|College:||University of Nebraska–Lincoln|
|NFL Draft:||1934 / Round:|
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Bernard "Bernie" Edward Masterson (August 10, 1911 – May 1963) was a three-sport athlete at Lincoln High. He was an all-state back in football, a starter on the 1930 state championship basketball team, and a track star. 
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He played quarterback for the Chicago Bears from 1934 to 1940 when the Bears were known as the "Monsters of the Midway". During his pro career, the Bears were 59-19-3 and were in three NFL championship play-offs. Bernie has an NFL career total of 3,372 passing yards and 35 touchdowns. 
- ↑ "Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame". 2003. http://www.nebhalloffame.org/2003/berniemasterson.htm. Retrieved 2007-01-07.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 "Huskerpedia". University of Nebraska. Sportspedia, Inc. 1995-2006. http://www.huskerpedia.com/1940s.html. Retrieved 2007-01-10.
- ↑ "databaseFootball.com". Bernie Masterson. databaseSports.com. 2002-2006. http://www.databasefootball.com/players/playerpage.htm?ilkid=MASTEBER01. Retrieved 2007-01-11.
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