Green Bay Packers: Legends in Green and Gold
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Their football legacy is second to none—12 NFL Championships, 25 Pro Football Hall of Fame members, and names like Lombardi, Lambeau, and Favre, synonymous with a winning tradition. In a time when big money and television markets dictate escalating player salaries and franchise relocations, the Green Bay Packers continue to succeed as a professional sports anomaly. While surviving certain bankruptcy, enduring numerous seasons of mediocrity, and playing in the smallest market of any major sports team in America, the Green Bay Packers have risen to the top to be recognized as one of the greatest franchises in sports history. Green Bay Packers: Legends in Green and Gold chronicles the team's phenomenal successes, heartbreaking letdowns, and legendary moments, beginning with an inauspicious inception in 1919 through the Super Bowl XXXI victory over the New England Patriots in 1997.
Arcadia Publishing
: 9780738539607
: Arcadia Publishing
: 09/21/2005
: Wisconsin
: Images of Sports
: 200
: 128
: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
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Showcasing the Packers colorful history, author William Povletich uses rare photographs to visually narrate this classic story of David versus Goliath, as played out on the pro football gridirons of the 20th century. Povletich is a lifelong Packer Backer and award-wining documentary producer. His latest film, Henry Aaron's Summer Up North, debuted at the 2005 Wisconsin Film Festival to rave reviews.
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