4 Green Bay Packers Programs, 1955-60, vs. the Bears, Browns, Eagles and Colts.
Lot 441. 4 Green Bay Packers Programs, 1955-60, vs. the Bears, Browns, Eagles and Colts. These programs are for 1955, 1956, 1958 and 1960. The Packers have won 13 NFL championships, more than any other team. In 1960, they finished first in the league’s Western Conference but fell short of capturing another title. They lost to the Eagles in the NFL Championship Game, 17-13. Here are some details concerning the four programs: 1. Nov. 6, 1955, Packers vs. Chicago Bears at Wrigley Field. Bears 52, Packers 31. The 56-page program, ex with the score in pencil on the lineups, has photos of Bears on one-half of eight pages and Packers on one-half of two pages. 2. Sept. 1, 1956, Packers vs. Cleveland Browns in a pre-season game at Cleveland Stadium. Vg-ex 32-page program that, on the front cover, recognizes the Browns as football’s “1955 World Champion.” The Packers edged the Browns in this game, 21-20. The program has a full-page photo of Cleveland coach Paul Brown and pictures such Cleveland players as Otto Graham, Chuck Noll, Dante Lavelli, Don Colo (on the cover), Len Ford and Lou Groza. Five Packers players and the coaching staff appear on one page. 3. Oct. 26, 1958, the Philadelphia Eagles vs. the Packers at Green Bay City Stadium. The Packers won this game, 38-35, for their only victory of the season. Among players shown are Chuck Bednarik, Forrest Gregg, Paul Hornung, Jerry Kramer, Ray Nitschke, Jim Ringo, Bart Starr, Jim Taylor and Norm Van Brocklin. Ex 60-page program. 4. Nov. 6, 1960, Packers vs. Baltimore Colts Baltimore Memorial Stadium. The Colts were 38-24 winners. The program features an article on the 1936 Packers. Players shown in individual 2.75” x 3” photos in the 74-page ex program include Alan Ameche, Raymond Berry, Art Donovan, Paul Hornung, Big Daddy Lipscomb, Gino Marchetti, Lenny Moore, Jim Parker, Jim Taylor and Johnny Unitas. Smaller photos show Bill Forester, Henry Jordan, Jim Taylor and Emlen Tunnell. Coaches Weeb Ewbank and Vince Lombardi are also pictured. Winning Bid $75.