Bring Jim in to Speak

Jim speaks to groups large and small throughout the football season.  With the Packers celebrating their 100th birthday on August 11, 2019,  Jim uses photos of his extensive memorabilia collection of old football cards, newspapers and magazines to trace Packer history from Lambeau to LaFleur.


The Packers’ Century                  $300                                                                                  100 years of Packer history through photos of my memoribillia collection from Lambeau to McCarthy    

Green Bay’s “13” Championship Seasons      $300 

Packers-Bears Rivalry      $300     

2019-20 Schedule

Date                        Location                                                                                             

8/22 – 6:30pm        Manawa Library

9/12 – 6:30pm        Cedarburg Library

9/19 – 6:00pm        Fox Lake Library

9/23 – 6:30pm        Slinger Library

10/8 – 7:00pm        West Bend Library

10/24 – 6:30pm      Neenah Library

11/5 – 6:00pm        Germantown Library

11/16 – 11:00am    Watertown Library


2018-19 Appearances                                                                                                        

South Shore Yacht Club (Milwaukee), St. John’s on the Lake (Milwaukee), Sun Prairie Library,  Hartford Library,  Hartford Senior Center, Port Washington Senior Center, Whitewater Library,  McFarland Library, Lake Mills Library, Darlington Library, Milwaukee Catholic Home, Cobb Library, Manitowoc Library, Green Lake Library, Clintonville Library, Stevens Point Library, Portage Library, Belleville Library, Fitchburg LibraryHeritage Seniors in Menomonee Falls, Door County Library, Shiocton Library, Bonduel Library, Janesville Public Library 

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Get in on the Conversation with fellow Packerbackers 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!

Listen to Jim’s Packer Podcast Interviews

Beyond the great games that Jim writes about are some truly amazing stories from fans, sportswriters, and former players about the only community owned franchise in pro sports. Take a walk through history through the eyes of those that live and breathe Packer football!

Meet Jim Rice – Author & Packer Historian

Jim has been writing and speaking about Packer history in Wisconsin since 2011.  A former history teacher, coach and school superintendent, sports history has been a lifelong interest of Jim’s.  He attended Marquette University in the 1970s and has remained in Wisconsin ever since.

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.  Inexpensive to own, but easy to purchase and packed full of stories, statistics and Packer info for the die hard fan.

Meeting Bart & Cherry Starr!

New York accent but born in Milwaukee!

Ray Nitschke – A Great Field Trip – Collecting Sportscards!

The Packers' Century enjoyed meeting Gordy Swiggum and hearing his Packer stories.  He knew about Cal Hubbard of my favorite Packers!

Packer Sundays + Punt, Pass & Kick A long time Packer fan reflects on being  fan as a young boy!

“Jim, you are a class act. I continue to wish you well with your endeavor, my friend.”

Steve Schumer

Packer FAN Hall of Fame

“Jim, the greatest Packer fan and best author in the world!”

Frank Lamping

Packer FAN Hall of Fame


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