List of Green Bay Packers retired numbers

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A photo of the part of Lambeau field that shows all of the Packers' retired numbers and player names.
Lambeau Field's north end zone showing the Packers' retired numbers as of 2008 (note that Brett Favre's no. 4 was not retired until 2015).

The Green Bay Packers are an American football team in the National Football League.[1] Since their founding in 1919, 6 players have had their uniform numbers officially retired.[2] All 6 players are also in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.[3]

Retired numbers[edit]

No. Player Name Position Seasons with franchise Year number retired References
Packers retired number 3 green.svg Canadeo, TonyTony Canadeo Halfback 194144
194652
1952
Packers retired number 4 green.svg Favre, BrettBrett Favre Quarterback 19922007 2015
Packers retired number 14 green.svg Hutson, DonDon Hutson Wide receiver 193545 1951
Packers retired number 15.svg Starr, BartBart Starr Quarterback 195671 1973
Packers retired number 66.svg Nitschke, RayRay Nitschke Linebacker 195872 1983
Packers retired number 92.svg White, ReggieReggie White Defensive end 199398 2005

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A photo of Curly Lambeau from the waist up.
Curly Lambeau in 1940 as coach of the Packers.
A white number one with a green background.
Curly Lambeau's No. 1

Founder, coach and player Curly Lambeau is the only Packer credited with wearing jersey number 1. It has yet to be retired.[4]

Paul Hornung's No. 5 was unofficially retired at the Packers' annual press party on July 10, 1967, although there has not been a ceremony to put his number on the wall of retired numbers at Lambeau Field.[5]

In the 2013 training camp pre-season games, jersey No. 1 has been worn by rookie wide receiver Alex Gillett, and No. 5 by rookie wide receiver Omarius Hines. Quarterback Don Majkowski wore No. 5 his rookie season (1987) before switching to No. 7.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Green Bay Packers Team Page - NFL.com". NFL. Retrieved January 30, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Retired Numbers - Packers.com". Green Bay Packers. Archived from the original on April 3, 2009. Retrieved January 30, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Famers by Team". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved January 30, 2010. 
  4. ^ Bellamy, Jason. "Retired Numbers Added To Lambeau Field". Packers.com. Archived from the original on January 14, 2010. Retrieved January 30, 2010. 
  5. ^ Christl, Cliff. "No. 5 should hang on Lambeau wall". jsonline.com. Retrieved July 28, 2010. 
  6. ^ Book: Packers by the Numbers, by John Maxymuk