Cody Stinson Bart Starr

By Mr. G
  • Birth Date

    Was born January 9, 1934 in Montgomery, Alabama. Was one of two children to Benjamin Starr and Lulu Tucker.
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    The U.S. entered the war after the japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. We defeated the Japanese at Iwo Jima. We also fought in the european part of the war.
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    High School

    He attended Sidney Lanier High School in Montgomery. His coach said that the game of football was not his talented for the game. The coach belived that he was to quiet and shy to be a great quarterback. His senior year he improved so much that he was elected to the All-Star team.
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    Korean War

    This war was fought between North Korea and South Korea. North Korea supported by China and South Korea supported by the United Nations. This again was a war to stop the spread of communism.
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    University of Alabama

    Plays college football for the University of Alabama. During his Freshman year he competed in the orange bowl where Alabama won 61-6 while playing 3rd quarterback. The next year prior to his performance he became the starting quarterback.
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    Vietnam War

    This war was to stop the spread of communism. So the focus United States was to go in and stop the spread of communism. The capture of Saigon by the North Vietnamese army in April 1975 marked the end of the Vietnam War
  • NFL Draft

    NFL Draft
    He was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the seventeenth round. He was the 200th player chosen overall. The basketball coach at Alabama convinced the director of the Green Bay Packers to draft Starr.
  • U.S. Air Force

    U.S. Air Force
    Was called up to active duty by the United States Air Force. Was assigned to Eglin Air Force base near Panama City in Florida. He was later discharged due to a back injury.
  • Starr as the quarterback

    Starr as the quarterback
    He becomes the star quarterback and leads the team to the division title and the NFL championship.
  • Super Bowl I

    Super Bowl I
    He leads the Green Bay Packers to the victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. Green Bay quarterback Bart Starr, who completed 16 of 23 passes for 250 yards and two touchdowns, with 1 interception, was named Super Bowl MVP.
  • Ice Bowl

    Ice Bowl
    In the final minutes of the NFL championship game, against the Dallas Cowboys. Coach Lombardi wanted to run it so the could get out of there with temps as fourteen below zero, but Starr wanted to win. Starr took the snap snuck behind the guard and dove into the endzone to take the lead with only 13 seconds left in the game.
  • Super Bowl 2

    Super Bowl 2
    Leads the Green Bay Packers to back to back titles over the Oakland Raiders. Green Bay quarterback Bart Starr was named the Super Bowl MVP for the second time for his 13 of 24 passing for 202 yards and one touchdown.
  • Retired

    Retires from the Green Bay Packers due to shouder surgery.