The Green Bay Packers are a professional American football team based in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Packers compete in the National Football League (NFL) as a member club of the National Football Conference (NFC) North division.
The Green Bay Packers hold the record for the most league championships ever won, with 13. This includes nine NFL crowns earned before the Super Bowl and four Super Bowl victories.
The Green Bay Packers were the only club from the National Football League (NFL) to win a game against an American Football League (AFL) team before the AFL and NFL merged in 1970. These victories came in the first two Super Bowls, which were played in 1966 and 1967.
Vince Lombardi, the head coach of the Green Bay Packers for their first two Super Bowl appearances, is honored with the naming of the trophy that bears his name.
Their two following victories in the Super Bowl came in 1996 and 2010 under the direction of head coaches Mike Holggren and Mike McCarthy, respectively.
Who owns the most Green Bay Packers stock?
At the time of his passing in 2013, Michael Gage, publisher of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, was rumored to be the most significant stakeholder in the company.
Gage was promoted to the position of vice president of the Green Bay Newspaper Co. and general manager of the Press-Gazette in the year 1980. After assisting in the negotiation of the company’s sale to Gannett Co., he was appointed publisher of the publication.
In the same year, he was inducted into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame, where he now serves on the board of directors. Turnbull, his grandfather, served as the team’s first president. He was a Packers fan.
Additionally, he served as the president of the board for the Packers Hall of Fame up until the time of his passing.