Saturday, January 03, 2015

Willie and Ford in 1968

Looking through a 1968 preseason game program, we came upon this ad featuring Hall of Fame DE Willie Davis, for Knippel-Selig Ford in Milwaukee. Digging for history is fun, especially when it involves the Packers.

Here is a photo of Knippel-Selig Ford in what looks to be the late 1940’s. 

Here’s an ad for the dealership from the 1960’s. 

Here’s another sporting sponsorship involving the dealership. 

The “Selig” in Knippel-Selig was Ben Selig, father of retiring MLB commissioner Bud Selig. Bud was also on the Green Bay Packers board of directors for many years, and of course, brought the Milwaukee Brewers to town in 1970.

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