Fuzzy was a legend in Green Bay, because of his playing days for the Lombardi teams, sure. But also for his unfailing support of the team he loved, and as a business man in the city. We visited his establishment, “Shenanigans,” several times in its two locations over many years. The hat that he signed will be in our collection forever. He was the kind of guy that you assumed would always be around, cheering on the Packers.
But the stars of what we refer to as “The Glory Years” are aging, as all of us are. The Packers’ success over the last 20 years has been very enjoyable, but the Green Bay teams of the 1960’s will always hold a special place in our lives — for those of us who grew up in that era. As you’ve noticed here in Packerville, U.S.A., there is a heavy emphasis on that era. Here’s to you, Fuzzy, you gave us all many things to remember.
From the back cover of the book, a photo of Fuzzy at Lambeau Field.
Lombardi-era photos by Vernon and Jim Biever