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The Green Bay Packers are a professional American football team based in Green Bay, Wisconsin.[1] They are currently members of the North Division of the National Football Conference (NFC) in the National Football League (NFL), and are the third-oldest franchise in the NFL.[2] Founded in 1919 by coach, player, and future Hall of Fame inductee Curly Lambeau and sports and telegraph editor George Whitney Calhoun,[1] the Packers organization has become one of the most successful professional football teams, having won a total of 12 professional American football championships—nine NFL Championships and three Super Bowls—the most in the NFL.[3] The franchise has recorded 18 NFL divisional titles, eight NFL conference championships,[3] and the second most regular season and overall victories of any NFL franchise, behind the Chicago Bears.[4] In 1963, the Pro Football Hall of Fame was created to honor the history of professional American football and the individuals who have greatly influenced it.[5] Since the charter induction class of 1963, 26 individuals who have played or coached for the Packers have been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.[6]

Of the 26 inductees, 21 made their primary contribution to football with the Packers, while the other five only contributed a minor portion of their career to the Packers.[6] Of the original 17 individuals inducted in 1963, four spent the major part of their career with the Green Bay Packers. This includes the founder Curly Lambeau,[7] the NFL's all-time offensive tackle Cal Hubbard,[8] the 1941 and 1942 Most Valuable Player Don Hutson,[9] and 1931 All-NFL player John (Blood) McNally.[10] The first two decades of the Hall of Fame's existence saw 17 Packers enshrined, including the only inductee who was not a player for the Packers, Vince Lombardi.[11] Coaching the Packers from 1959 to 1967, Lombardi led the team to five NFL Championships, including the first two Super Bowls, and an overall winning percentage of .754.[12] The most recent Packer to be inducted was the former NFL sacks leader Reggie White in 2006.[13] White, now deceased, was a thirteen-time Pro Bowler and a ten-time first team All-Pro selection.[14]

Inductees

Curly Lambeau, a halfback and coach, spent thirty years with the Packers franchise (1919–1949).
Class Inductee Position Seasons[a] Notes
1963 Lambeau, CurlyCurly Lambeau Coach/Halfback 191949 [7]
1963 Hubbard, CalCal Hubbard Offensive tackle 192933
1935
[8]
1963 Hutson, DonDon Hutson End 193545 [9]
1963 McNally, JohnJohn McNally Halfback 192933
193536
[10]
1964 Hinkle, ClarkeClarke Hinkle Fullback 193241 [15]
1964 Michalske, MikeMike Michalske Guard 192935
1937
[16]
1966 Herber, ArnieArnie Herber Quarterback 193040 [17]
1966 Kiesling, WaltWalt Kiesling Guard 193536 [b][18]
1967 Tunnell, EmlenEmlen Tunnell Defensive back 195961 [c][19]
1971 Lombardi, VinceVince Lombardi Coach 195967 [11]
1974 Canadeo, TonyTony Canadeo Halfback 194144
194652
[20]
1976 Ford, LenLen Ford Defensive end 1958 [d][21]
1976 Taylor, JimJim Taylor Fullback 195866 [22]
1977 Gregg, ForrestForrest Gregg Guard/Offensive tackle 1956
195870
[23]
1977 Starr, BartBart Starr Quarterback 195671 [24]
1978 Nitschke, RayRay Nitschke Linebacker 195872 [25]
1980 Adderley, HerbHerb Adderley Cornerback 196169 [26]
1981 Davis, WillieWillie Davis Defensive end 196069 [27]
1981 Ringo, JimJim Ringo Center 195363 [28]
1986 Hornung, PaulPaul Hornung Halfback 195762
196466
[29]
1989 Wood, WillieWillie Wood Safety 196071 [30]
1990 Hendricks, TedTed Hendricks Linebacker 1974 [e][31]
1991 Stenerud, JanJan Stenerud Placekicker 198083 [f][32]
1995 Jordan, HenryHenry Jordan Defensive tackle 195969 [33]
2003 Lofton, JamesJames Lofton Wide receiver 197886 [34]
2006 White, ReggieReggie White Defensive end/Defensive tackle 199398 [13][35][35]

Footnotes

References

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  1. ^ a b "Packers.com - History - Birth of a Team & a Legend". Green Bay Packers. http://www.packers.com/history/birth_of_a_team_and_a_legend/. Retrieved June 28, 2008.  
  2. ^ "Green Bay Packers Team Page - NFL.com". NFL. http://www.nfl.com/teams/greenbaypackers/profile?team=GB. Retrieved June 28, 2008.  
  3. ^ a b "Packers.com - History - Super Bowls & Championships". Green Bay Packers. http://www.packers.com/history/super_bowls_and_championships/. Retrieved June 28, 2008.  
  4. ^ "Team Encyclopedias and Records". Sports Reference LLC. http://www.pro-football-reference.com/teams/. Retrieved June 28, 2008.  
  5. ^ "The Pro Football Hall of Fame: Then and Now (Mission Statement)". Pro Football Hall of Fame. http://www.profootballhof.com/hall/release.jsp?release_id=932. Retrieved June 28, 2008.  
  6. ^ a b "Franchises - Pro Football Hall of Fame". Pro Football Hall of Fame. http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/teams.html. Retrieved June 28, 2008.  
  7. ^ a b "Pro Football Hall of Fame - Curly Lambeau". Pro Football Hall of Fame. http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/member.jsp?player_id=117. Retrieved May 10, 2008.  
  8. ^ a b "Pro Football Hall of Fame - Cal Hubbard". Pro Football Hall of Fame. http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/member.jsp?player_id=101. Retrieved May 10, 2008.  
  9. ^ a b "Pro Football Hall of Fame - Don Hutson". Pro Football Hall of Fame. http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/member.jsp?player_id=104. Retrieved May 10, 2008.  
  10. ^ a b "Pro Football Hall of Fame - John McNally". Pro Football Hall of Fame. http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/member.jsp?player_id=149. Retrieved May 10, 2008.  
  11. ^ a b "Pro Football Hall of Fame - Vince Lombardi". Pro Football Hall of Fame. http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/member.jsp?player_id=132. Retrieved May 10, 2008.  
  12. ^ "Vince Lombardi Record, Statistics, and Category Ranks". Sports Reference LLC. http://www.pro-football-reference.com/coaches/LombVi0.htm/sports/football/nfl/2005-11-22-hall-of-fame-semifinalists_x.htm. Retrieved June 28, 2008.  
  13. ^ a b "Aikman, White head Pro Football Hall nominees". USAToday. http://www.usatoday.com/sports/football/nfl/2005-11-22-hall-of-fame-semifinalists_x.htm. Retrieved May 30, 2008.  
  14. ^ "Reggie White Statistics". Sports Reference LLC. http://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/W/WhitRe00.htm. Retrieved June 28, 2008.  
  15. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame - Clarke Hinkle". Pro Football Hall of Fame. http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/member.jsp?player_id=97. Retrieved May 10, 2008.  
  16. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame - Mike Michalske". Pro Football Hall of Fame. http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/member.jsp?player_id=150. Retrieved May 10, 2008.  
  17. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame - Arnie Herber". Pro Football Hall of Fame. http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/member.jsp?player_id=95. Retrieved May 10, 2008.  
  18. ^ a b "Pro Football Hall of Fame - Walt Kiesling". Pro Football Hall of Fame. http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/member.jsp?player_id=114. Retrieved May 10, 2008.  
  19. ^ a b "Pro Football Hall of Fame - Emlen Tunnell". Pro Football Hall of Fame. http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/member.jsp?player_id=217. Retrieved May 10, 2008.  
  20. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame - Tony Canadeo". Pro Football Hall of Fame. http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/member.jsp?player_id=41. Retrieved May 10, 2008.  
  21. ^ a b  "Pro Football Hall of Fame - Len Ford". Pro Football Hall of Fame. http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/member.jsp?player_id=69. Retrieved May 10, 2008.  
  22. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame - Jim Taylor". Pro Football Hall of Fame. http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/member.jsp?player_id=211. Retrieved May 10, 2008.  
  23. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame - Forrest Gregg". Pro Football Hall of Fame. http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/member.jsp?player_id=81. Retrieved May 10, 2008.  
  24. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame - Bart Starr". Pro Football Hall of Fame. http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/member.jsp?player_id=200. Retrieved May 10, 2008.  
  25. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame - Ray Nitschke". Pro Football Hall of Fame. http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/member.jsp?player_id=165. Retrieved May 10, 2008.  
  26. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame - Herb Adderly". Pro Football Hall of Fame. http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/member.jsp?player_id=9. Retrieved May 10, 2008.  
  27. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame - Willie Davis". Pro Football Hall of Fame. http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/member.jsp?player_id=52. Retrieved May 10, 2008.  
  28. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame - Jim Ringo". Pro Football Hall of Fame. http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/member.jsp?player_id=181. Retrieved May 10, 2008.  
  29. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame - Paul Hornung". Pro Football Hall of Fame. http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/member.jsp?player_id=99. Retrieved May 10, 2008.  
  30. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame - Willie Wood". Pro Football Hall of Fame. http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/member.jsp?player_id=235. Retrieved May 10, 2008.  
  31. ^ a b "Pro Football Hall of Fame - Ted Hendricks". Pro Football Hall of Fame. http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/member.jsp?player_id=93. Retrieved May 10, 2008.  
  32. ^ a b "Pro Football Hall of Fame - Jan Stenerud". Pro Football Hall of Fame. http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/member.jsp?player_id=203. Retrieved May 10, 2008.  
  33. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame - Henry Jordan". Pro Football Hall of Fame. http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/member.jsp?player_id=110. Retrieved May 10, 2008.  
  34. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame - James Lofton". Pro Football Hall of Fame. http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/member.jsp?player_id=131. Retrieved May 10, 2008.  
  35. ^ a b "Pro Football Hall of Fame - Reggie White". Pro Football Hall of Fame. http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/member.jsp?player_id=257. Retrieved May 10, 2008.  
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