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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.
Packers Century Podcast
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The Packers' Century enjoyed meeting Gordy Swiggum and hearing his Packer stories. He knew about Cal Hubbard too...one of my favorite Packers! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oDPVgXeUZQU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0bN_ifrzUQs A long time Packer fan reflects on being fan as a young boy!
Do you remember the feeling when you met your first pro athlete? Here's what Dan Karasch recalls about his parish's father-son dinners where he met several Lombardi Packers! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8zuI9S3pQXU
Born in Milwaukee but raised in New York........but he never forgot the Ice Bowl! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AYgJTQ2VPII
Here's how Green Bay Packer FAN Hall of Famer, Jim Becker, described his meeting with Ray Nitschke. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bGi_c4HIdJA
Dick Bilda’s dad played for the Packers in 1944. Through the years he has collected many Packer stories! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qViAr5H4llg&t=4s
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 — associations, libraries and Sr. centers from August through December each year. With the Packers preparing to play its 100th season, Jim’s uses photos of his memorabilia collection of old football cards, newspapers and magazines to trace Packer history from Lambeau to McCarthy in 100 Years of Packer History.
Own the Books that are Packer History!
Jim’s four books to date (Giant Cheeseheads, Green Bay’s 13 Championship Seasons, 92 Years! and Great Games of the Gridiron) detail histories of important games and rivalries over the 100 year history of the franchise. Inexpensive to own, but so easy to purchase and enjoy. Buy for yourself or give as a gift to a Packer friend.
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