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Sun May 26, 2019, 12:49 PM

Packers legend Bart Starr dies at 85

Source: WISN, ABC affiliate in Milwaukee

GREEN BAY, Wis.

The Green Bay Packers announced Sunday morning that former quarterback Bart Starr has died at 85.
Starr had been in failing health for several years, after suffering a stroke.

Starr played for the Packers from 1956 to 1971. He was MVP of Super Bowls I and II, and a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The Packers retired his No. 15 jersey in 1973.


Read more: https://www.wisn.com/article/packers-legend-bart-starr-dies-at-85/27593433



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Reply Packers legend Bart Starr dies at 85 (Original post)
Archae May 26 OP
rzemanfl May 26 #1
Maxheader May 26 #2
beachbum bob May 26 #3
mobeau69 May 26 #4
ADX May 26 #5
sinkingfeeling May 26 #6
Kid Berwyn May 26 #7
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PatrickforO May 26 #9
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patphil May 26 #14
ElementaryPenguin May 26 #15
oswaldactedalone May 26 #16
Gumboot May 27 #17

Response to Archae (Original post)

Sun May 26, 2019, 01:05 PM

1. RIP. n/t

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Response to Archae (Original post)

Sun May 26, 2019, 01:06 PM

2. You gave it your all Bart!!



Rip..

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Response to Archae (Original post)

Sun May 26, 2019, 01:24 PM

3. my most favorite quarterback of that era and watching the first 2 superbowls on my uncle's color TV

that Starr won was a huge event.

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Response to Archae (Original post)

Sun May 26, 2019, 01:30 PM

4. Starr's top five receivers based on how many touchdown passes Bart Starr threw to them.

#1 - Boyd Dowler - 28

#2 - Max McGee - 25

#3 - Carroll Dale - 19

#4 - Ron Kramer - 12

#5 - Paul Hornung - 11





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Response to Archae (Original post)

Sun May 26, 2019, 01:34 PM

5. Rest in peace, Legend...

...You played the game the way it was supposed to be played and did it with class and grace...

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Response to Archae (Original post)

Sun May 26, 2019, 02:12 PM

6. I remember him well. R.I.P.

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Response to Archae (Original post)

Sun May 26, 2019, 02:48 PM

7. Godspeed, Bart Starr!

He epitomized greatness.

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Response to Archae (Original post)

Sun May 26, 2019, 02:57 PM

8. As a child, and as a Bears fan...

Bart Starr was a big reason I liked football.

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Response to Archae (Original post)

Sun May 26, 2019, 03:05 PM

9. RIP.

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Sun May 26, 2019, 03:39 PM

10. All time great sports hero. R.I.P. Bart Starr

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Sun May 26, 2019, 03:46 PM

11. Photos: Bart Starr through the years (1934-2019)

The Associated Press, file May 26, 2019 Updated 1 hr ago
Bart Starr, the gentlemanly quarterback and catalyst of Vince Lombardi's powerhouse Green Bay Packers teams of the 1960s whose sneak won the famed "Ice Bowl" in 1967, died Sunday. He was 85.

Here are some photos of the Hall of Fame quarterback through the years:

https://www.roanoke.com/news/trending/photos-bart-starr-through-the-years/collection_5b7fe5d7-6e82-578e-83c0-3496fcd1835d.html#1

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Response to Archae (Original post)

Sun May 26, 2019, 05:29 PM

12. k&r RIP

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Sun May 26, 2019, 06:48 PM

13. Bart the Cool..............................RIP.....................

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Response to Archae (Original post)

Sun May 26, 2019, 08:21 PM

14. He may very well have been the best quarterback of all time

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Response to Archae (Original post)

Sun May 26, 2019, 10:26 PM

15. My first sports hero!!

I happened to be there in person to see him play his last game for Coach Lombardi (Super Bowl II).

To me, Bart Starr will always be the quintessential GREAT quarterback - a great leader, a great person.

R.I.P. Bart, no one ever did it with more class.

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Response to Archae (Original post)

Sun May 26, 2019, 11:03 PM

16. For a Quarterback

who was a back-up on a winless Alabama team his senior year, he had a pretty good pro career, I'd say.

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Response to Archae (Original post)

Mon May 27, 2019, 06:25 PM

17. RIP Bart.

A true giant of the game.


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