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Jim shares interviews with Packer legends and dedicated fans about great games and moments in the franchise’s history.  You’ll find audio from fans just like you — telling their fondest memories.

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HOF FAN first “meets” the Packers!

HOF FAN first “meets” the Packers!

How would you like to be 15 and be in regular contact with the Green Bay Packers P. R. Department?  Well, that's what happened to Steve Schumer when he called the Packers a long time ago.  Over the phone, he "met" Shirley Leonard who worked for the...

Fantastic Finishes in the 1980s??!!

Fantastic Finishes in the 1980s??!!

Were there any fantastic finishes in the 1980s??   Listen to Packer FAN Hall of Famer Steve Schumer recall a few great finishes from the 1980s.  Steve recalls the Monday Night Football Game in 1983 vs Washington, the Tampa Bay game in 1989 and, of course,...

HOF Fan Eye Witness Ice Bowl Story

Jim Becker, 2010 Packer FAN Hall of Famer, describes his experience at the Ice Bowl in 1967.  After the game was over, Jim stayed on the field with a friend to watch the goalposts being torn down!

Bears fan meets Ray Nitschke!

Bears fan meets Ray Nitschke!

A lifelong Bears fan, who also admired Vince Lombardi from afar, met Ray Nitschke on a plane in 1982.  The animated memory of our guest is hilarious!  We'll have to hear more from him in the future!

What Vince Lombardi thinks of the AFL?

Recently Released Audio Recording from Pro Football Hall of Fame In 2017 the NFL released the post game press conference from Super Bowl I (Packers vs. Chiefs).  What you'll hear in this audio clip is Green Bay Packer Head Coach Vince Lombardi saying many...

HOF Fan’s Trip to the 1965 NFL Championship

1965 NFL Championship Game Picture this.....two young ladies drove up to Green Bay for the 1965 NFL Championship against the Cleveland Browns.  They went by themselves which was uncommon for women in the 1960's.  Find out about their journey, and what it...

Get in on the Conversation with your Fellow Packerbackers

PackersCentury.com is the only site that gets you off the sidelines and into the game with, quite literally, ALL of your favorite Packers.  From Curly Lambeau to Bart Starr to Aaron Rodgers — you can tell your story about your connection, meetings or memory of them all!  We want to hear all about it.  You can even send in your photos and we’ll publish them!

Meet Jim Rice – Author & Packer Historian

Meet Jim Rice – Author, Packer Jim has been writing and speaking about Packer history in Wisconsin since 2010.  As a former history teacher and school superintendent, sports history has been a lifelong interest of Jim’s.  Originally from New York, Jim attended Marquette in the 1970s and has remained in Wisconsin ever since.

Bring Jim into Speak to Your Group

Jim speaks to groups of all sizes about Packer history throughout the football season.  With the Packers preparing to play their 100th season, Jim presents photos of his extensive memorabilia collection of old football cards, newspapers and magazines to trace Packer history from Lambeau to McCarthy.

Own the Books that are Packer History!

Jim’s four books — Giant Cheeseheads,  13 Championship Seasons, 92 Years! and Great Games of the Gridiron — detail histories of games and rivalries over the 100-year history of the franchise.  Easy to purchase and packed full of stories, statistics and Packer information for the die hard fan.

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