After a career as a history teacher and school superintendent in Wisconsin, Jim Rice began writing about the Green Bay Packers in 2011. In "Why we love the Packers!" Rice shares his knowledge of Packer history through hundreds of photographs of old football cards, newspapers, magazines, and other Packer memorabilia. In 2015, he visited numerous libraries, senior centers and other organizations to talk Packer football. Fans enjoyed watching for their favorite player(s) while revisiting the fantastic history of the Packers.
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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
All 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? Theis 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
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November 26, 2015
Why we love the Packers!
30 Fitchburg Senior Center 12:30pm
Monroe Senior Center 3:00pm
Verona Public Library 7:00pm
12 Milwaukee Ret. Teachers Assoc. Noon
19 Weyauwega Public Library 6:30pm
22 Mequon Seniors (Time TBD)
24 Berlin Public Library 2:00pm
29 Neenah Public Library 7:00pm
20 Stoughton Senior Center 3:00pm
Verona Senior Center 5:30pm
1 Muskego Public Library 7:00pm
2015 Libraries Visited: Kaukauna, Green Lake, Racine, Elm Grove, Fort Atkinson, Mukwonago, Fond du Lac, Sun Prairie, Beloit, Random Lake, Theresa, Grafton, Cudahy, Sussex, Delavan, Beaver Dam, St. Francis, Brookfield, Menasha, Hartford, Janesville and the North Shore Library
2015 Senior Centers: Whitewater, Oregon, Janesville, Beaver Dam, Waunakee, Stoughton, Monona, Watertown, Jewish Community Center, Chudnow Center and Lasata
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