The 1966 Green Bay Packers

Profiles of Vince Lombardi's Super Bowl I Champions


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About the Book

The 1966 Green Bay Packers were one of the greatest teams in professional football history. Led by legendary head coach Vince Lombardi and 10 future Hall of Famers—including Bart Starr, Jim Taylor, Forrest Gregg, Willie Davis and Ray Nitschke—they were the decisive winners of Super Bowl I, defeating the Kansas City Chiefs and upholding the superiority of the National Football League over the upstart American Football League. This book tells the story of the hard-working ’66 Packers on the gridiron and their legacy in Titletown, USA.

About the Author(s)

Retired attorney George Bozeka is the assistant executive director and assistant publications director of the Professional Football Researchers Association. The author of numerous articles in the association’s publication The Coffin Corner, he was the recipient of the PFRA’s Bob Carroll Memorial Writing Award in 2011. He lives in Akron, Ohio.

Bibliographic Details

Edited by George Bozeka
Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Pages: 328
Bibliographic Info: 67 photos, notes, index
Copyright Date: 2016
pISBN: 978-1-4766-6203-9
eISBN: 978-1-4766-2442-6
Imprint: McFarland
Series: Great Teams in Pro Football History

Book Reviews & Awards

“an absolute ‘must’”—Midwest Book Review; “a unique and detailed history…highly recommend it”—Gridiron Greats; “this book does exactly what it purports to do. It celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Packers and covers every aspect of their season. The work is highly readable, has some nice photographs and provides a thoroughness that will allow all fans, even knowledgeable Packer fans, to learn something new”— Mind’s Eye Press.