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The History of the Green Bay Packers, The Lambeau Years, Part One

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Packers. Green Bay. The Green Bay Packers. No matter how it’s said, one can’t say Green Bay without thinking of the Packers or say Packers without thinking about Green Bay, the greatest little city in all of professional sports. But when and how did this legend in pro sports begin? That question is answered in the first detailed history of the Green Bay Packers.
Larry Names
Kindle Edition, 220 pages
Published January 16th 2012 by Eagan Hill Publishers (first published March 1st 1987)
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Oct 04, 2012 Earl rated it liked it
Even as a diehard Packers fan, I found this a bit dry. The author goes into minute detail of nearly every week of the first years of the team and soon runs out of adjectives and verbs for two football teams playing one another. For the most part it read very much like an encyclopedia, listing each member of the team every year.

I also found it a little annoying how smug and superior he sounded as he pointed out just how well researched the book was and how he reveled in previous historians' failu
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Green Bay Packers: The Lambeau Years Part One is a history of the beginning of the storied National
Football League franchise from its days as a city team in 1918 and before to its fight to become and to stay a team in the NFL. Larry D. Names relies on many articles from the Green Bay Post-Crescent and seems to remain objective even though the newspaper accounts aren't always. Names tries to look at both sides of early leaders as Joe Carr, the first president of the league, Curly Lambeau, and Geo
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Larry Names has had 37 titles published to date, 22 of them novels, and the remainder non—fiction all dealing with sports teams or sports figures. He resides in central Wisconsin with his wife Peg on a family farm that has been in his wife’s family since 1854. They have a son, Torry and a daughter, Tegan, four cats and an escape-artist horse, Lucky Moondancer. Larry has four children from his firs ...more
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