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.
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.
Bart Starr of the Packers and Sam Huff the Giants
Twice in 1961 and 1962 the Packers and Giants met in the NFL Title game and both times the outcome were Packer victories. Here he matches the determination of Giants Hall of Fame middle Linebacker Sam Huff.
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.
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 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.
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.