After a career as a history teacher and school superintendent in Wisconsin, Jim Rice began writing about the Packers in 2011. Four books later and he's sharing their great history in "Why we love the Packers!" With hundreds of photographs of his old football cards, newspapers, and magazines, Rice explores Green Bay's fantastic story, and fans enjoy enjoy watching for their favorite players as they review a century of Packer history!
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Football History Books
GREEN BAY'S 13 CHAMPIONSHIP SEASONS
Here are the 13 most successful seasons in Packer history. From the 1929 team that dominated the league with eight shutouts to the 2010 champions that were decimated by injuries, you’ll find 13 seasons of greatness that will bring back memories and burnish your Packer pride. $20.00
Here are 190 games of the NFL's greatest rivalry. Follow the rivalry game-by-game, and revisit the legendary plays, players and statistics that have stoked the series for nearly 100 years. Games are presented chronologically, and they include all the antics by the players, coaches and fans!
Appendix includes stats for every game Favre played vs.the Bears, and every game Payton played vs.the Packers. $25.00
GREAT GAMES OF THE GRIDIRON
NFL Championship Games
Great Games of the Gridiron presents the 33 championship games before the Super Bowl Era. These exciting contests helped pro football become America's favorite sport, leading to the first Super Bowl after the 1966 season. Revisit the spectacular play of some the game's greatest teams and players. $15.00
The Giant-Packer Rivalry
Remember when the Packer-Giant game was one of the best rivalries in the NFL? This big city-small town rivalry is examined in detail, including five NFL Championship Games. Interesting connections are explored between players and coaches who found immortality in Green Bay after a previous connection with the Giants. $15.00
1929, 1930, 1931, 1936, 1939, 1944, 1961, 1962,
1965, 1966, 1967, 1996, 2010
1921, 1932, 1933, 1940, 1941, 1943, 1946, 1963,
1927, 1934, 1938, 1956, 1986, 1990, 2007, 2011
Picture of the Week
City Stadium - Green Bay, Wisconsin
It's still standing!
Why we love the Packers!
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