My Favorite Green Bay Packers I’ve Ever Met

May 7, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

I am doing three editions of my favourite Packers; on two other sites, I have written about my favourite Packers on the current team and those not on it who I saw play .
In this edition, I write about my favourite Packers whom I have personally met. None of them would remember me, mind you, but I have met them, and that is a qualification for their presence on this list.
As a matter of fact, since I have done three for each of my series and have only met three former Packers, it is the only qualification.
For this reason, I considered broadening the scope to include those with indirect but strong connections. For instance, as a sportswriter for the Daily Mining Gazette in Houghton, Mich., my brother was the last person to interview Ray Nitschke before he passed on.
He also got me a personalized No. 80 jersey with James Lofton's name on the back because he had a chance to get the Packers great to sign it.
But then where do I draw the line? I have a framed Vince...

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