'Green Bay Packers: Trials, Triumphs, and Tradition' Author Talk in Madison
Saturday, December 01, 2012 11 am
"Green Bay Packers: Trials, Triumphs, and Tradition" tells the improbable story of professional football's most iconic team, and along the way gives a unique window into the rise of modern professional sports.
Featuring more than 300 photographs, some never before seen, "Green Bay Packers" illustrates how the most creative team in sports is also one of the most successful, with names like Lambeau, Canadeo, Lombardi, Hornung, Holmgren and White leading the way to a league-best 13 NFL titles and 21 Hall of Fame inductees. This comprehensive, up-to-date history of the Packers includes the 2011 season.
Author Bill Povletich will be talking about 'Green Bay Packers: Trials, Triumphs, and Tradition' at the Wisconsin Historical Museum in Madison. A book signing will follow.
Povletich, a Wisconsin native, is the author of "Some Like It Cold: A Sheboygan Surfin' Safari" (Clerisy Press, 2010), "Milwaukee Braves: Heroes and Heartbreak" (Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2009) and "Green Bay Packers: Legends in Green and Gold" (Arcadia Publishing, 2005) as well as many magazine articles on sports and entertainment.
Suggested donation of $2 per person
Venue: Wisconsin Historical Museum
Four floors of changing exhibit galleries, permanent exhibits and the museum store — located on Madison's Capitol Square
30 N Carroll St