Autographed 1961 Green Bay Packers Yearbook - 46 Autos - Vince Lombardi Jordan +
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This is for aRARE One-of-a-kind AUTOGRAPHED 1961Green Bay Packers Yearbook !
This Yearbook is signned by virtually the entire '61 team and has 46 great Packers autographs including: 11 Hall of Famers: Head Coach Vince Lombardi, Henry Jordan, Bart Starr, Jim Taylor, Paul Hornung,Ray Nitschke, Jim Ringo, Forrest Gregg (twice),Willie Wood, Willie Davis,Emlen Tunnell, etc. as well asMax McGee, Boyd Dowler, Ron Kostelnik, Jerry Kramer, Ron Kramer, Elijah Pitts, Dave Hanner, Bob Skoronski,Jim Temp, Hank Gremminger, Tom Moore, Dan Currie, Jesse Whittenton, Bill Forester, Norm Masters, Lew Carpenter, Gary Knafelc, Verne Lewellen, Ken Iman, John Symank, Tom Bettis, Andy Cverko, Bill Quinlan, Dale Hackbart, John Roach, Larry Hickman,plus 1961 Draft Picks: Val Keckin, Jim Brewington, Lee Folkins, Bernie Vishneski, Phil Nugent and Nelson Toburen, Coach Bill Austin, as well as Bill Beston (?).Autographs by Page: Front Cover - Top Left: Andy Cverko and Forrest Gregg. Right side: Tom Bettis, Bill Beston (?), Hank Gremminger, Tom Moore,Bill Austin (Coach), Willie Wood, Verne Lewellen (Ex Player and GM), Willie Davis, Dan Currie, and Ron Kramer (light). Left Middle - Ray Nitschke (light). Inside Front Cover - Val Keckin ('61 Draft Pick), Dale Hackbart, Ken Iman, and John Symank Page 1 - Forrest Gregg, John Roach, Bob Skoronski, Paul Hornung, Larry Hickman, Henry Jordan, Jim Taylor, Emlen Tunnell (left border), Jim Brewington ('61 Draft Pick). Page 3 - Elijah Pitts Page 5 - Lee Folkins ('61 Draft Pick), Boyd Dowler, and Bernie Vishneski ('61 Draft Pick). Page 7 - Lew Carpenter, Gary Knafelc, Bart Starr, Jesse Whittenton, Bill Quinlan, Bill Forester, Norm Masters, Jim Temp, Dave Hanner, Jim Ringo (right border), and Max McGee (bottom). Page 15 - Jerry Kramer (by Uniform #6). Page 36 - Head Coach Vince Lombardi Page 49 - Ron Kostelnik, Phil Nugent ('61 Draft Pick), and Nelson Toburen ('61 Draft Pick). Great stories inside the Yearbook include:
- Forrest GreggCover - 64 pages
- Thunder and Lightning feature on Jim Taylor and Paul Hornung
- Dave "Hawg" Hanner feature
- Story by Bart Starr
- "The last play" in the 1960 NFL Championship game vs. the Eagles
- Herb Adderley feature
- Triple scorers: Don Hutson, Fred Cone, and Verne Lewellen
- Katzenjammer Kids: Jesse Whittenton, Hank Gremminger, and John Symank
- Max McGee feature
- The Man in Middle -story on Jim Ringo
- Vince Lombardi: "Just Plain Hard Work" feature
The story: Back in late July of 1961 my best friend and I (both 8 years old at the time- who grew up near LaCrosse, WI.) went with our fathersto Packers Training Camp for 2 days. The entire 2 days my buddy and I chased autographs after practice- he on this Yearbook, and me in my autograph book.Some autos in this yearbook are signed in blue ink but mostare signed in black ink(although some are a little light on the front cover due to50 + years of wear, and at the end of the second dayhis penwas running out of ink). His black pen actually ran out of ink just as he handed it to Coach Lombardi at the end of day two. Lombardi took my friendspen and signed his name but no inkcame out, just the "impression" of the autograph onto the page,so Lombardi pulled a blue pen out of his own pocket and signed hisname with his ownpen right over the top of it and his autograph is perhaps the sharpest and boldest autograph in the entire program !(See scans above!!) Unfortunately my buddy died awhile back and I am selling this for his family.I saw him get all of these autographs in person, so I know they're the real deal ! ALL autographs are Guaranteed Authentic and will pass any PSA/DNA test !
Yearbook iscomplete, with no loose pages.This yearbook isin VERY GOODcondition overall - has some wear and a minor fold on the binding and covers.League schedule in the back is NOT scored. There are a few tape marks on inside cover and page 1 and also the last page and the back inside cover, otherwise therethere areNO pen or pencil marks or stains at all !
This is an incredibly rare and genuine piece of Green Bay Packer's history !! VERY UNIQUE!
Congrats to the Packers on winning Super Bowl XLV !!!
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