List of Green Bay Packers in the Pro Football Hall of Fame

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Curly Lambeau, a halfback and coach, spent 30 years with the Packers franchise (1919–1949)
Cal Hubbard, an offensive tackle for the Packers who was part of the first class in 1963
Don Hutson, a wide receiver for the Packers who was also part of the first class in 1963
Len Ford, a defensive end who played one season for the Packers
Ted Hendricks, a former linebacker for the Packers

The Green Bay Packers are a professional American football team based in Green Bay, Wisconsin.[1] They are currently members of the North Division of the National Football Conference (NFC) in the National Football League (NFL), and are the third-oldest franchise in the NFL.[2] Founded in 1919 by coach, player, and future Hall of Fame inductee Curly Lambeau and sports and telegraph editor George Whitney Calhoun,[1] the Packers organization has become one of the most successful professional football teams, having won a total of 13 professional American football championships—nine NFL Championships and four Super Bowls—the most in the NFL.[3] The franchise has recorded 18 NFL divisional titles, eight NFL conference championships,[3] and the second most regular season and overall victories of any NFL franchise, behind the Chicago Bears.[4] In 1963, the Pro Football Hall of Fame was created to honor the history of professional American football and the individuals who have greatly influenced it.[5] Since the charter induction class of 1963, 31 individuals who have played or coached for the Packers have been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.[6]

Of the 31 inductees, 24 made their primary contribution to football with the Packers, while five only contributed a minor portion of their career to the Packers and two were assistant coaches.[6] Of the original 17 individuals inducted in 1963, four spent the major part of their career with the Green Bay Packers. This includes the founder Curly Lambeau,[7] the NFL's all-time offensive tackle Cal Hubbard,[8] the 1941 and 1942 Most Valuable Player Don Hutson,[9] and 1931 All-NFL player John (Blood) McNally.[10] The first two decades of the Hall of Fame's existence saw 17 Packers enshrined, including one inductee who was not a player for the Packers, Vince Lombardi.[11] Coaching the Packers from 1959 to 1967, Lombardi led the team to five NFL Championships, plus winning the first two Super Bowls against the American Football League, and an overall winning percentage of .754.[12] The most recent Packer to be inducted was the former NFL quarterback Brett Favre in 2016.

Inductees[edit]

Class Inductee Position Seasons[a] Notes
1963 Lambeau, CurlyCurly Lambeau HB
Coach / GM
191929
191949
[7]
1963 Hubbard, CalCal Hubbard OT / DT 192933
1935
[8]
1963 Hutson, DonDon Hutson End 193545 [9]
1963 McNallyJohn "Blood" McNally HB / DB 192933
193536
[10]
1964 Hinkle, ClarkeClarke Hinkle FB / LB 193241 [13]
1964 Michalske, MikeMike Michalske G 192935
1937
[14]
1966 Herber, ArnieArnie Herber QB 193040 [15]
1966 Kiesling, WaltWalt Kiesling G 193536 [b] [16]
1967 Tunnell, EmlenEmlen Tunnell DB 195961 [c] [17]
1971 Lombardi, VinceVince Lombardi Coach / GM 195967 [11]
1974 Canadeo, TonyTony Canadeo HB / DB / P / KR 194144
194652
[18]
1976 Ford, LenLen Ford DE 1958 [d] [19]
1976 Taylor, JimJim Taylor FB 195866 [20]
1977 Gregg, ForrestForrest Gregg G / OT
Coach
1956, 195870
198487
[21]
1977 Starr, BartBart Starr QB
Coach
GM
195671
197583
197580
[22]
1978 Nitschke, RayRay Nitschke LB 195872 [23]
1980 Adderley, HerbHerb Adderley CB 196169 [24]
1981 Davis, WillieWillie Davis DE 196069 [25]
1981 Ringo, JimJim Ringo C 195363 [26]
1986 Hornung, PaulPaul Hornung HB
K
195762, 196466
195861, 1964
[27]
1989 Wood, WillieWillie Wood S 196071 [28]
1990 Hendricks, TedTed Hendricks LB 1974 [e] [29]
1991 Stenerud, JanJan Stenerud K 198083 [f][30]
1995 Jordan, HenryHenry Jordan DT 195969 [31]
2003 Lofton, JamesJames Lofton WR 197886 [32]
2006 White, ReggieReggie White DE / DT 199398 [33][34][34]
2008 Thomas, EmmittEmmitt Thomas DC 1999 [g] [35]
2010 LeBeau, DickDick LeBeau DB Coach 197679 [h] [36]
2013 Robinson, DaveDave Robinson LB 196372 [37]
2015 Wolf, RonRon Wolf GM 19912001 [38]
2016 Favre, BrettBrett Favre QB 199207 [39]

Footnotes[edit]

References[edit]

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  8. ^ a b "Pro Football Hall of Fame – Cal Hubbard". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved May 10, 2008. 
  9. ^ a b "Pro Football Hall of Fame – Don Hutson". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved May 10, 2008. 
  10. ^ a b "Pro Football Hall of Fame – John McNally". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved May 10, 2008. 
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  13. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame – Clarke Hinkle". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved May 10, 2008. 
  14. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame – Mike Michalske". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved May 10, 2008. 
  15. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame – Arnie Herber". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved May 10, 2008. 
  16. ^ a b "Pro Football Hall of Fame – Walt Kiesling". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved May 10, 2008. 
  17. ^ a b "Pro Football Hall of Fame – Emlen Tunnell". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved May 10, 2008. 
  18. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame – Tony Canadeo". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved May 10, 2008. 
  19. ^ a b  "Pro Football Hall of Fame – Len Ford". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved May 10, 2008. 
  20. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame – Jim Taylor". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved May 10, 2008. 
  21. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame – Forrest Gregg". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved May 10, 2008. 
  22. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame – Bart Starr". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved May 10, 2008. 
  23. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame – Ray Nitschke". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved May 10, 2008. 
  24. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame – Herb Adderly". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved May 10, 2008. 
  25. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame – Willie Davis". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved May 10, 2008. 
  26. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame – Jim Ringo". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved May 10, 2008. 
  27. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame – Paul Hornung". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved May 10, 2008. 
  28. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame – Willie Wood". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved May 10, 2008. 
  29. ^ a b "Pro Football Hall of Fame – Ted Hendricks". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved May 10, 2008. 
  30. ^ a b "Pro Football Hall of Fame – Jan Stenerud". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved May 10, 2008. 
  31. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame – Henry Jordan". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved May 10, 2008. 
  32. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame – James Lofton". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved May 10, 2008. 
  33. ^ "Aikman, White head Pro Football Hall nominees". USA Today. November 22, 2005. Retrieved May 30, 2008. 
  34. ^ a b "Pro Football Hall of Fame – Reggie White". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved May 10, 2008. 
  35. ^ "1999 Green Bay Packers". PFR.com. Retrieved 24 May 2016. 
  36. ^ "1976 Green Bay Packers". PFR.com. Retrieved 24 May 2016. 
  37. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame – Dave Robinson". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved March 17, 2013. 
  38. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame – RON WOLF". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved March 17, 2016. 
  39. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame – Brett Favre". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved March 17, 2016.