Thursday, April 25, 2013

The History of the Green Bay Packers — The Shameful Years (1990)

The final volume of Larry D. Names’ series on The History of the Green Bay Packers concludes with this focus on “The Shameful Years.” This covers the period of 1950-1959 — between the firing of team co-founder Curly Lambeau and the hiring of Vince Lombardi. The illustrious careers of Gene Ronzani, Lisle Blackbourn, and Ray “Scooter” McLean are featured in detail. The series ends before the revival of the franchise under Lombardi, and we wish that Names had continued on with his series. But, much has been written on the Glory Years, and we are grateful for his insights into a now forgotten era of the team. 

The front and rear flaps.  

We love the old sports publication graphics. 

The usual selection of several pages of photos. 

The back cover, featuring a photo of author Larry D. Names.

Find your copy here.

The History of the Green Bay Packers — The Shameful Years
By Larry D. Names
Angel Press of Wisconsin (1990)
268 pages

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