Bart Starr scores in the 1967 NFL Ice Bowl
After a 68-yard drive with a -13 degree temperature Packer QB Bart Starr dives over the right side of the line to put the Pack ahead of Dallas in the 1967 NFL Championship game. How many of these NFL legends can you name?
Deacon Jones & Merlin Olsen rush Bart Starr & Forrest Gregg
The Packers Bart Starr gets some heat from Rams Hall of Famers Deacon Jones and Merlin Olsen. Packer #75 is Forrest Gregg.
Jim Taylor bursts through George Tarasovic, Fred Williamson and John Reger of the 1960 Steelers
Packers fullback Jim Taylor seems to almost make his own hole as he bursts through the Pittsburgh Steelers defense in 1960. The Steelers defenders shown here are Fred Williamson (#46), George Tarasovic (#82) and John Reger (#50).Packers QB Bart Starr (#15) watches from behind.
Vince Lombardi with Bart Starr on the Packers sidelines
Packers Head Coach Vince Lombardi has words with his quarterback Bart Starr. Under Lombardi Starr has 94 victories to his credit as well as 9 post-season wins and 5 NFL Championship Titles.
Bart Starr's 1-yard TD plunge in the Ice Bowl vs the Cowboys during the 1967 NFL Playoffs
Bart Starr scores the game winning TD on a 1-yard plunge with 16 seconds left to give the Packers a 21-17 win in the NFL Championship of 1967. Dubbed the “Ice Bowl” due to a -15 degree tempature saw the Packers take their second straight NFL title with a trip to the Super Bowl II.
Bart Starr scrambles as Dick Evey and Joe Fortunato give chase
The Packers Bart Starr (#15) breaks out of the pocket with Bears defenders Dick Evey (#79) and Joe Fortunato (#31) on his heels. Hall of Famer Jerry Kramer Jerry Kramer as well as lineman Steve Wright (#72) can seen in the background.
The Lions Alex Karras Tackles the Packers Bart Starr behind the line of Scrimmage
Lions greats Roger Brown (#76) and Alex Karras (#71) break through the line to stop Packers QB Bart Starr (#15) before he can do anything. In the background linebacker Joe Schmidt (#56) & center Ken Bowmen (#57) are locked in contest.
Jim Taylor and Bart Starr of the Green Bay Packers
Two of many greats the Green Bay Packers featured during their domination of the 1960s decade. Hall of Famers Bart Starr (#15) an Jim Taylor (#31)
Bart Starr Hands off to Packers Runner Paul Hornung
Taking a handoff from quarterback Bart Starr (#15), Green Bay Packers runner Paul Hornung (#5) heads to the right side of the line of scrimmage. Lineman Bob Skoronski (#76), Fuzzy Thurston (#63), Jerry Kramer (#64) pull out to lead the way.
Packers vs Lions | Bart Starr, Alex Karras, Forrest Gregg, & Jim Taylor
Some Old School NFL. Packers and Lion. Lion Alex Karras (#71) pursues down the line as Bart Starr (#15) pitches to Jim Taylor (#31) as the bruising fullback goes wide. Also pictured is Hall of Fame Offensive Tackle Forrest Gregg (#75).
Bart Starr in Super Bowl I
The Packers Field General in Super Bowl I. Named MVP of that first iconic game. Completed 16 of 23 passes (69.5%) for 250 yards and 2 touchdowns in Green Bay's victory over Kansas City.
Bart Starr passing against Bill George and Earl Leggett of the Bears
Classic Packers-Bears clash in the early 1960s. As linebacker Bill George (#61) gazes intently at Bart Starr (#15) watching for some indication of the developing plays direction, Bears lineman Earl Leggett (#61) makes advances despite the objections of Packers guard Fuzzy Thurston (#63). Fullback Jimmy Taylor (#31) gets ready to assist.
Doug Atkins Rushing Bart Starr in 1968
1968 NFL action between Packers & Saints. 11-year veteran Bob Skoronski struggles to protect his quarterback Bart Starr from the savage onslaught brought on by Saints defender Doug Atkins (#81)
Billy Ray Smith Rushing Bart Starr in 1967 NFL Action
Bart Starr (#15) seems a bit undecided on which way to turn as long-time Colts veteran Billy Ray Smith (#74) breaks through into the Packers backfield.
Bart Starr, Fuzzy Thurston & Norm Masters of the 1961 Green Bay Packers
NFL Champions in 1961. Here are Packers Quarterback Bart Starr (#15) with offensive lineman Fuzzy Thurston (#63) & Norm Masters (#78).
Bart Starr in a 1962 Media Picture
Bart Starr photographed in the 1962 edition of Pro Football Stars previewing the upcoming NFL season. The Packers would post a 13-1 record and with a 16-7 victory over the New York Giants in the NFL Title game, repeat as NFL Champs. Starr would finish the year as one of the league's top passers topping all quarterbacks in completion percentage completing 62.5% of his passes while only having a 3.19% interception percentage. 1962 would also be his 3rd consecutive Pro Bowl appearance.
Led the Packers to 3 consecutive NFL Titles.
Bart Starr and the Packer Offense vs the Dallas Cowboys in 1967
Bart Starr Super Bowl II MVP
Named the MVP of Super Bowl II after the 33-14 win over Oakland. His numbers may not have been overly impressive by today's standards but his leadership was what was on display in Green Bay's fifth NFL Title of the 1960s.
Packers Bart Starr and Forrest Greg & Jim Houston of the Browns
Hall of Fame offensive lineman Forrest Greg has his helmet knocked back by long-time defender Jim Houston of the Browns while he protects Packers quarterback Bart Starr.
Photo credit: Rob Riger.
4 Pro Bowls and 1 1st-Team All-Pro season he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1977.
Thanks to the Rob Riger Living Trust for permission to use this photo.
Bart Starr Green Bay Packers Quarterback
The 1966 NFL MVP as well as MVP of Super Bowls I and II. Selected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame All-Decade Team of the 1960s.
Considered by Vince Lombardi as the “smartest quarterback he'd ever seen” Starr called his own plays and directed the Packers to 96 regular season victories and 9 out of 10 post season wins.
Super Bowl I – Bart Starr Under Pressure from Kansas City
While the Chief's defense did manage 3 sacks the Packers dominated the best of the AFL by the tune of 35-10. Starr 's numbers at the end of day were 16 of 23 passes complete – 69.5% completion percentage, 250 yards and 2 touchdowns.
As he winds up to unload a pass defensive end Chuck Hurston (#85) and linebacker E.J. Holub (#55) apply pressure. In the foreground is Packer receiver Max McGee (#85) who had 7 catches and caught both of the Packers touchdown passes.
Bart Starr – Green Bay Packers Timeless Icon
Born in Montgomery, Alabama in 1934, passed away in 2019. The face of mighty Green Bay Packers of the 60s decade. Often referred to as Vince Lombardi's Field General he led the Packers to 5 NFL Titles including 2 Super Bowl victories.
Bart Starr Hands off to Jim Taylor against Dallas in 1966
Some 1966 NFL action – Dallas and Green Bay.
Green Bay Hall of Fame Legend Bart Starr (#15) gets set to hand off to Jim Taylor (#31) as Jerry Kramer (#64) and Forrest Gregg (#75) provide the up-front blocking.