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Bart Starr turned 80 today

Green Bay Packers legend Bart Starr speaks as he accepts the FedEx Air NFL Player of the Year for Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodger
Green Bay Packers legend Bart Starr speaks as he accepts the FedEx Air NFL Player of the Year for Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodger

(WNFL) - Perhaps the greatest of the Green Bay Packer greats turned 80 today.  Quarterback Bart Starr helped the Packers win five N-F-L championships and the first two Super Bowls in the "Glory Years" of the 1960's under Vince Lombardi.  When he retired, Starr's career completion percentage of 57-point-four was the N-F-L's best.  His Green Bay team lost the league title game in 1960, but it never lost another playoff game.  Starr's post-season record was 9-and-1.  His quarterback sneak at the goal line to win the 1967 "Ice Bowl" was shown numerous times on T-V, as the Packers were about to play last Sunday's cold-weather playoff loss to San Francisco.

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