Game of My Life Green Bay Packers: Memorable Stories of Packers Football

Game of My Life Green Bay Packers: Memorable Stories of Packers Football

by Chuck Carlson, Bob Harlan

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Overview

In this newly revised edition of Chuck Carlson’s Game of My Life Green Bay Packers, the greatest men to don that green and yellow uniform talk about the best, the most important, and the most entertaining game they ever played. Was it during the immortal “Ice Bowl” of 1967, when Bart Starr snuck across the goal line in the withering cold of Lambeau Field to beat the Dallas Cowboys? Or was it the NFC championship win over the Carolina Panthers in 1997 that sent the Packers back to the Super Bowl for the first time in thirty years? Maybe it was that mind-bending 48–47 Monday night win over the Washington Redskins in 1983, or perhaps it was one of Green Bay’s four Super Bowl championship victories.

For a franchise with such a long and lyrical history as the Packers, there were thousands of opportunities to play a game that really mattered. Now over twenty of the greatest Packers men open up about that singular moment when it all came together. With contributions from such Packers legends as Brett Favre, Jim Taylor, Chester Marcol, and more, Game of My Life Green Bay Packers is a must-have for any Wisconsin fan.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781683580676
Publisher: Sports Publishing LLC
Publication date: 09/01/2012
Series: Game of My Life
Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 381,699
File size: 5 MB
Age Range: 12 - 18 Years

About the Author

Chuck Carlson was a sports writer/columnistfor more than 30 years with newspapers in Virginia, Maryland, Washington, Illinois Nevada, and Wisconsin. He spent eleven years covering the Green Bay Packers for the Appleton Post-Crescent and this is his tenth book on the Packers. He is now director of media relations for Albion College in Michigan and he lives in Marshall, Michigan.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Foreword xi

Introduction xiii

Chapter 1 Jim Taylor 1

Chapter 2 Chester Marcol 11

Chapter 3 Jesse Whittenton 21

Chapter 4 Willie Buchanon 27

Chapter 5 Jerry Kramer 37

Chapter 6 Lynn Dickey 47

Chapter 7 Willie Davis 59

Chapter 8 Ken Ruettgers 69

Chapter 9 Mike Douglass 79

Chapter 10 Ron Kramer 87

Chapter 11 Santana Dotson 95

Chapter 12 John Brockington 105

Chapter 13 James Lofton 115

Chapter 14 Dave Robinson 125

Chapter 15 Paul Coffman 133

Chapter 16 Don Majkowski 141

Chapter 17 Bart Starr 151

Chapter 18 Marv Fleming 161

Chapter 19 Jim Carter 169

Chapter 20 Larry McCarren 177

Chapter 21 Brett Favre 183

Chapter 22 Aaron Rodgers 195

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