January 23, 2011

How Old is the Green Bay Packers Organization?

The Packers, founded in 1919 by Earl “Curly” Lambeau (Lambeau Field), are the second oldest franhise in the NFL, second to only the Arizona Cardinals.
       Bart Starr 1969 Green Bay Packers #15 Authentic Throwback Mitchell and Ness NFL Football Jersey (Dark Green) From 1919 to 1920, the Packers competed as a semi-professional football team against other local clubs in Wisconsin, as well as the Midwest, joining the American Professional Football Association (APFA) in 1921.

Note: The Packers are the only non-profit, community-owned major league professional sports team in the U.S.