1967 Super Bowl I Unused Participant's Pass. The pass measures approx 2" high by 5 1/2" wide, and still has the original tassles! Bart Starr was the MVP of this game, with Vince Lombardi coaching the Packers.
From wikipedia on Super Bowl I One. And referred to in some contemporaneous reports, including the game's radio broadcast, as the. Was played on January 15, 1967 at the.
By the score of 3510. Coming into this game, considerable animosity existed between the AFL and NFL, thus the teams representing the two rival leagues (Kansas City and Green Bay, respectively) felt pressure to win.The Chiefs posted an 1121 record during the 1966 AFL season. And defeated the Buffalo Bills. 317, in the AFL Championship Game. The Packers finished the 1966 NFL season. At 122, and defeated the Dallas Cowboys.
3427 in the NFL Championship Game. Still, many sports writers and fans believed any team in the older NFL was vastly superior to any club in the upstart AFL, and so expected Green Bay would blow out Kansas City.The first half of Super Bowl. I was competitive, as the Chiefs outgained the Packers in total yards.
Early in the 3rd quarter, Green Bay safety Willie Wood. The turnover sparked the Packers to score 21 unanswered points in the second half.Green Bay quarterback Bart Starr. Who completed 16 of 23 passes for 250 yards and two touchdowns, with one interception, was named MVP. It remains the only Super Bowl to have been simulcast. In the United States by two networks. Had the rights to nationally televise AFL games, while CBS. Held the rights to broadcast NFL games; both were allowed to televise the game. Main article: 1966 Green Bay Packers season.
The Packers were an NFL dynasty. Turning around what had been a losing team just eight years earlier.
The team had posted an NFL-worst 1101 record in 1958. Before legendary head coach Vince Lombardi. Was hired in January 1959. "Their offense was like a conga dance, " one sportswriter quipped.Lombardi was determined to build a winning team. During the preseason, he signed Fred "Fuzzy" Thurston. Who had been cut from three other teams, but ended up becoming an All-Pro left guard for Green Bay. In addition Lombardi also made a big trade with the Cleveland Browns. That brought three players to the team who would become cornerstones of the defense: linemen Henry Jordan.
Lombardi's hard work paid off, and the Packers improved to a 75 regular season record in 1959. They surprised the league during the following year by making it all the way to the 1960. Although the Packers lost 1713 to the Philadelphia Eagles.They had sent a clear message that they were no longer losers. Green Bay went on to win NFL Championships in 1961. Packers veteran quarterback Bart Starr. Was the top-rated quarterback in the NFL for 1966, and won the NFL Most Valuable Player Award. Completing 156 of 251 (62.2%) passes for 2257 yards (9.0 per attempt), 14 touchdowns, and only three interceptions. His top targets were wide receivers Boyd Dowler. Who combined for 63 receptions for 1,336 yards. Was the team's top rusher with 705 yards, adding four touchdowns, and caught 41 passes for 331 yards and two touchdowns. Before the season, Taylor had informed the team that instead of returning to the Packers in 1967, he would become a free agent and sign with the expansion New Orleans Saints. Lombardi, infuriated at what he considered to be Taylor's disloyalty, refused to speak to Taylor the entire season. The team's starting halfback, Paul Hornung.
Was injured early in the season and replaced by running back Elijah Pitts. Who gained 857 all purpose yards. The Packers' offensive line was also a big reason for the team's success, led by All-Pro guards Jerry Kramer. And Fuzzy Thurston, and tackle Forrest Gregg.Green Bay also had an excellent defense that displayed their talent in the NFL championship game. On four consecutive plays starting from the Packers 2-yard line on the final drive to win the game. Had replaced Quinlan, but Jordan and Davis still anchored the defensive line; linebacker Ray Nitschke. Excelled at run stopping and pass coverage, while the secondary was led by defensive backs Herb Adderley. Wood was another example of how Lombardi found talent nobody else could see. Wood had been a quarterback in college and was not drafted by an NFL team. When Wood joined the Packers in 1960, he was converted to a free safety. And went on to make the All-Pro team nine times in his 12-year career. The item "Unused Super Bowl I Participant pass Packers vs Chiefs Excellent condition" is in sale since Sunday, April 26, 2020. This item is in the category "Sports Mem, Cards & Fan Shop\Vintage Sports Memorabilia\Other Vintage Sports Mem". The seller is "1921acmepackers" and is located in Green Bay, Wisconsin. This item can be shipped to United States.