Posts tagged: Vince Lombardi

Vince Lombardi: Trophy Man and Gapper

Vince Lombardi, the legendary pro football coach, has now been profiled by editor Paul Hehn.And just in time: the NFL Super Bowl trophy has his name on it.  (Lombardi, not Hehn.) Lombardi is a “gapper” — someone we should have profiled long ago. 

Happy Birthday, Super Bowl

January 10th is the anniversary of the very first Super Bowl, or, as it was cleverly called, Super Bowl I. The year was 1967, and the teams were the National Football League’s Green Bay Packers and the American Football League’s Kansas City Chiefs.The Packers were favorites to win, and they did, 35-10, behind the coaching of Vince Lombardi and the talents of quarterback Bart Starr.Here’s a recap from the Green Bay Packers.