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Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1970 - 2014


The Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame Inc. announced today that it will induct former Packers players Ahman Green and Ken Ruettgers to the Packers Hall of Fame. Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green spoke to reporters on Tuesday, December 10. The 44th Hall of Fame Induction Banquet will be held Saturday, July 19, 2014, in the Lambeau Field Atrium.

* - Denotes member of Pro Football Hall of Fame

Inducted 1970

Bernard "Boob" Darling, center, 1927-31: Played on NFL championship teams from 1929 to 1931.

Curly Lambeau*, coach, 1919-49: Founder and coach of the Packers, who also played halfback for several years. Led Packers to first six NFL titles.

LaVern "Lavvie" Dilweg, end, 1927-34: Team's best receiver before Don Hutson arrived. Was an all-league pick in 1931 and a member of the Packers' all-time teams in 1946 and 1957.

Mike Michalske*, guard, 1929-35, 1937: Considered one of the game's greatest two-way guards in his era. Jug Earp, center, 1922-32: Colorful player who earned three championship rings with the Packers.

Johnny "Blood" McNally*, halfback, 1929-33,1935-36: Gifted runner and receiver. Scored 230 career points.

Robert "Cal" Hubbard*, tackle, 1929-33, 1935: At 6-foot-5, 250 pounds, a massive man for his time who was a great blocker on offensive and outstanding player on defense. Selected to the NFL's All-50-Year Team in 1970 and to All-Two-Way team in 1994.

Verne Lewellen, back, 1924-32: Led the Packers in rushing three times and played on three championship teams.

Inducted 1972

Hank Bruder, guard, 1931-39: Durable performer who played on three championship teams.

Don Hutson*, end, 1935-45: One of the greatest players in the history of the NFL. Voted to the NFL's all-50- and 75-year teams. Led NFL in receiving years seven seasons.

Milt Gantenbein, end, 1931-40: Dependable two-way player who helped Packers win three league championships.

Charles "Buckets" Goldenberg, guard/back, 1933-45: Milwaukee native who was a solid player on some good teams.

Joe Laws, back, 1934-45: Good defensive back who played on three championship teams.

Arnie Herber*, quarterback, 1930-40: Green Bay native who won three NFL passing titles and was an All-Pro pick once. Helped the Packers win four NFL titles.

Russ Letlow, guard, 1936-42, 1946: Dependable player who was on two championship teams.

Clarke Hinkle*, back, 1932-41: A four-time All-Pro who was selected to the NFL's all-time two-way team in 1994.

George Svendsen, center/linebacker, 1935-37, 1940-41: Earned one championship ring and one Pro Bowl berth during his time with the Packers.

Inducted 1973

Charley Brock, center, 1939-47: Hard-nosed player who played in three Pro Bowls and was named an All-Pro once.

Bob Monnett, back, 1933-38: Played in the shadow of Clarke Hinkle but led the Packers in rushing in 1935.

Tony Canadeo*, back, 1941-44, 1946-52: Became only the third 1,000-yard rusher in pro history with 1,052 in 1949. Fourth on the Packers' career list with 4,197 yards.

Buford "Baby" Ray, tackle, 1938-48: Colorful player who played on the last two of Lambeau's six championship teams.

Larry Craig, back/end, 1939-49: Scored one touchdown in 11 seasons but was valuable as a blocker. A member of two championship teams.

Andy Uram, halfback, 1938-43: A standout kick and punt returner who had two touchdown returns of 90 or more yards.

Bob Forte, back, 1946-53: Best season was in 1947 when he had eight interceptions, one of which he returned for a touchdown.

Dick Wildung, tackle, 1946-51, 1953: Decent player on some weak teams. Played in the 1951 Pro Bowl.

Ted Fritsch, back, 1942-50: Tough fullback who twice was selected All-Pro.

H.L. "Whitey" Woodin, guard, 1922-31: Played on the Packers' first three NFL championship teams.

Inducted 1974

Al Carmichael, running back, 1953-58: Led the Packers in punt returns three times. Holds NFL record for longest kickoff return (106 yards).

Dave Hanner, defensive tackle, 1952-64: Two-time Pro Bowl player who was on Vince Lombardi's first two championship teams.

Fred Cone, fullback/kicker, 1951-57: Led the Packers in scoring six of the seven seasons he played.

Billy Howton, end, 1952-58: Named All-Pro twice and selected to the Pro Bowl four times.

Bobby Dillon, defensive back, 1952-59: Team's all-time leader with 52 interceptions. Earned All-Pro honor four times.

John Martinkovic, end, 1951-56: Played in three Pro Bowls during his six seasons in Green Bay.

Howie Ferguson, fullback, 1953-58: Was second in the NFL in rushing in 1955.

Jim Ringo*, center, 1953-63: One of the league's great centers. Named All-Pro seven times.

Bill Forester, linebacker, 1953-63: Four-time All-Pro player who played on two championship teams with the Packers.

Tobin Rote, quarterback, 1950-56: Threw 89 touchdown passes during his seven seasons with the Packers.

Inducted 1975

Don Chandler, kicker, 1965-67: Clutch kicker who played on Lombardi's last three championship teams. Kicked four field goals in Super Bowl II.

Ron Kramer, tight end, 1957, 59-64: The best blocking tight end in Packers' history.

Willie Davis*, defensive end, 1960-69: Five-time All-Pro who was one of the leaders of the Glory Years teams.

Vince Lombardi*, coach, 1959-67: Brought glory back to the Packers by leading them to five NFL championships and victories in first two Super Bowls.

Paul Hornung*, running back/kicker, 1957-62, 1964-66: Versatile player who holds all-time single-season scoring record with 176 points in 1960 in just 12 games.

Max McGee, end, 1954, 57-67: Colorful player who led the team in receiving four times.

Henry Jordan*, defensive tackle, 1959-69: Was named All-Pro five straight times from 1960 to 1964. One of the leaders during the Lombardi era.

Jim Taylor*, fullback, 1958-66: Packers' all-time leading ground gainer with 8,207 yards. Had 26 career 100-yard rushing games.

Jerry Kramer, guard, 1958-68: Five-time All-Pro player who battled back from serious injuries several times.

Fuzzy Thurston, guard, 1959-67: Helped lead the power sweep with Jerry Kramer. Twice selected All-Pro.

Inducted 1976

Joseph "Red" Dunn, back, 1927-31: Hard-nosed player who was on Packers' first three championship teams.

Bob Skoronski, tackle, 1956, 1959-68: Tough, dependable player who was a constant on the five championship teams under Lombardi.

Hank Gremminger, defensive back, 1956-65: Tied for team lead with five interceptions in 1961.

Jesse Whittenton, defensive back, 1958-64: Talented player who played key role on 1961 and 1962 championship teams.

Gary Knafelc, end, 1954-62: Primarily a flanker, although he did start some games as a tight end.

Bud Jorgensen, trainer, 1924-1970: A part of all but one of the Packers' 12 NFL championship teams.

Inducted 1977

Howard "Cub" Buck, tackle, 1921-25: Member of the first Packers team to play in the NFL.

Bart Starr*, quarterback, 1956-71: Led the Packers to five NFL championships from 1961-67. Named MVP in Super Bowls I and II.

Forrest Gregg*, tackle, 1956, 1958-70: Lombardi called him the greatest player he ever coached. An eight time All-Pro selection. Also coached the Packers from 1984 to 1987.

Andrew B. Turnbull, president, 1923-27: First president of the Packers.

Charlie Mathys, back, 1922-26: Led the team in interceptions in 1923.

Willie Wood*, safety, 1960-71: Undrafted free agent who played in eight Pro Bowls and was named All-Pro six times.

Inducted 1978

Boyd Dowler, receiver, 1959-69: Two-time Pro Bowl pick who was a dependable receiver during the Glory Years era.

Paul (Tiny) Engebretsen, guard, 1934-41: Tough lineman who also was Packers' kicker.

Lon Evans, guard, 1933-37: Named All-Pro twice during his five seasons with the team.

Ray Nitschke*, linebacker, 1958-72: Member of the NFL's all-50- and 75-year teams. MVP of 1962 NFL championship game.

George Calhoun, publicity director, 1919-46: Former Press-Gazette sports editor who co-founded the team with Curly Lambeau.

Inducted 1979

Nate Barragar, center, 1931-21, 1934-35: Rugged center who was All-Pro in 1932.

Carroll Dale, end, 1965-72: Played on three championship teams. Selected to Pro Bowl three times.

Elijah Pitts, running back, 1961-69, 1971: Was a dependable backup through most of his career. Played on five NFL championship teams.

Pete Tinsley, guard/linebacker, 1938-39, 1941-45: Played on Championship teams in 1939 and 1944.

Dominic Olejniczak, president, 1958-82: He hired Vince Lombardi, who led the organization to five championships in the 1960s.

Inducted 1981

Herb Adderley*, cornerback, 1961-69: Named All-Pro five times. Had 48 career interceptions, 39 with the Packers.

Ken Bowman, center, 1964-73: Teamed with Jerry Kramer on key block that enabled Bart Starr to score winning touchdown in Ice Bowl.

Chester (Swede) Johnston, back, 1931, 1934-38: Colorful character who played on two championship teams.

Lee H. Joannes, president, 1930-47: Packers won five NFL titles during his presidency.

Inducted 1982

Lou Brock, back, 1940-45: Versatile player who led the team in punting twice.

Gale Gillingham, guard, 1966-74, 1976: Outstanding player who was a four-time All-Pro.

Dave Robinson, linebacker, 1963-72: One of the few No. 1 draft picks under Lombardi who flourished. Named All-Pro three times.

Jack Vainisi, scout, 1950-60: Paul Hornung, Jim Taylor and Bart Starr were drafted during his time with the Packers.

Inducted 1983

Donny Anderson, running back, 1966-71: Twice led the team in rushing. Played in one Pro Bowl.

Fred Carr, linebacker, 1968-77: Played in two Pro Bowls and was named All-Pro once.

Carl Mulleneaux, end, 1938-41, 45-46: Played in two Pro Bowls while with the Packers.

Fred Leicht, contributor: Supervised construction of City Stadium in 1925, then proposed a new stadium for the Packers in 1955. Member of team's Executive Committee.

Inducted 1984

John Brockington, running back, 1971-77: Rushed for 1,000 or more yards in first three seasons. Team's all-time second-leading rusher with 5,024 yards.

Dan Currie, linebacker, 1958-64: Selected All-Pro in 1961 and 1962.

Ed Jankowski, back, 1937-41: Former University of Wisconsin star played on Packers' championship team in 1939.

Fred Trowbridge Sr., contributor: Longtime team treasurer and member of Executive Committee.

Inducted 1985

Phil Bengtson, coach, 1959-70: Top-notch defensive coordinator under Lombardi. Was head coach from 1968 to 1970.

Bob Jeter, cornerback, 1963-70: Best season was in 1967 when he intercepted eight passes and was named All-Pro.

Earl (Bud) Svendsen, center/linebacker, 1937, 1939: Solid player during his two seasons.

Inducted 1986

Lee Roy Caffey, linebacker, 1964-69: Popular among his teammates, Caffey was an All-Pro in 1966.

Irv Comp, back, 1943-49: Led the Packers in passing from 1943 to 1946.

Wilner Burke, contributor: Director of the Packer Lumberjack Band and Packer Band from 1938 to 1982. Played with American Legion band at Packers games as early as 1930.

Inducted 1987

Chester Marcol, kicker, 1972-80: Two-time All-Pro is sixth on Packers' all-time scoring list.

Deral Teteak, linebacker/guard, 1952-56: Played in Pro Bowl in 1956.

Dr. E. S. Brusky, contributor: Was part of the Packers' medical team from 1962 to 1990.

Inducted 1988

Lionel Aldridge, defensive end, 1963-71: Solid performer who played in the shadow of Hall of Famer Willie Davis.

Bob Mann, end, 1950-54: The Packers' first African-American player. Led the team in receiving in 1951 with 50 receptions.

Jerry Atkinson, contributor: Green Bay businessman who served on the Packers' board of directors.

Inducted 1989

Zeke Bratkowski, quarterback, 1963-68, 1971: Dependable backup who engineered some big victories when Bart Starr was injured.

Ron Kostelnik, defensive tackle, 1961-68: Good player who played in the shadow of Hall of Famer Henry Jordan.

Inducted 1991

Harry Jacunski, end, 1939-44: Solid performer who played the other end opposite Don Hutson.

Jan Stenerud*, kicker, 1980-83: Led the team in scoring three of the four seasons he was in Green Bay.

Gerald L. Clifford, contributor: Green Bay attorney was one of the "Hungry Five" who sold stock and tickets and raised money to keep the team afloat in the 1920s and 1930s.

Inducted 1992

Lynn Dickey, quarterback, 1976-77, 1979-85: Gritty competitor who came back from a broken leg and directed some exciting, high-scoring teams in the 1980s.

Larry McCarren, center, 1973-84: "The Rock'' earned two Pro Bowl appearances.

Al Schneider, contributor: Longtime board member of the Packers Hall of Fame.

Inducted 1993

Willie Buchanon, cornerback, 1972-78: Had a career-high nine interceptions in 1978 when he was named All-Pro.

Johnnie Gray, safety, 1975-83: Led the Packers in interceptions three times.

Art Daley, contributor: Covered the Packers for the Press-Gazette from 1941 to 1968. Founded the Green Bay Packers Yearbook in 1960.

Inducted 1994

Paul Coffman, tight end, 1978-85: Three-time Pro Bowl player who caught 39 touchdown passes.

Gerry Ellis, fullback, 1980-86: Led the team in rushing three times.

Dr. W. Webber Kelly, contributor: Green Bay physician was one of the "Hungry Five" who sold stock and tickets and raised money to keep the team afloat in the 1920s and 1930s.

Inducted 1995

William Brault: Founder of the Packers Hall of Fame.

Inducted 1996

John Anderson, linebacker, 1978-89: Waukesha native had long, productive career despite breaking his arm several times.

Lee Remmel, contributor: Covered the Packers for the Press-Gazette from 1944 to 1974, then was the team's director of public relations until 2004.

Inducted 1997

Red Cochran, coach/scout, 1959-66, 1971-2004: Key member of Lombardi's coaching staff.

Ezra Johnson, 1977-87: Led the team in sacks five times, including 1978 when he set a franchise record with 20 1/2.

Travis Williams, kick returner, 1967-70: Set an NFL record by returning four kickoffs for touchdowns in 1967.

Inducted 1998

Ken Ellis, cornerback, 1970-75: Earned All-Pro honors three times.

Mark Murphy, safety, 1980-85, 1987-91: Led the team in interceptions three times.

Robert J. Parins, team president, 1982-89: First full-time president in team history. First practice facility and first Lambeau Field skyboxes built during his tenure.

Inducted 1999

James Lofton*, wide receiver, 1978-86: Had seven seasons in which he caught 50 or more passes. Six-time All-Pro.

Tom Miller, contributor, 1956-88: Was publicity director, business general manager and assistant to the president during his 33 years with the team.

Inducted 2000

Ron Wolf, general manager, 1991-2001: Led the Packers back to prominence by building team that won Super Bowl XXXI.

Inducted 2001

Johnny Holland, linebacker, 1987-93: Led the Packers in tackles in every season but his first.

Ray Scott, contributor: The television play-by-play voice of the Packers on CBS telecasts from 1956 to 1967.

Inducted 2002

Sterling Sharpe, wide receiver, 1988-94: The Packers' career and single-season leader in receptions. Selected for five Pro Bowls.

Vernon Biever, contributor: Photographer who started shooting Packers games in 1941 and continued for more than 60 years.

Inducted 2003

Mike Douglass, linebacker, 1978-85: Led the Packers in tackles three times, and those single-season totals are among the top four in team history.

Jim Irwin, contributor: The radio play-by-play voice of the Packers from 1969 to 1998.

Inducted 2004

Bob Harlan, president and chief executive officer, 1989-2007: Started as assistant general manager in 1971. Oversaw the team's rise to prominence in the 1990s. Also planned the expansion of Lambeau Field in the 1990s, then its $295 million renovation in 2003.

Inducted 2005

Edgar Bennett, running back, 1992-96: Started on Packers' 1996 Super Bowl championship team. Set single-season record for pass receptions by a running back.

Don Majkowski, quarterback, 1987-92: Led Packers to five comeback wins in 1989, an NFL-record four of them by one point. Ranks among the top five quarterbacks in team history in several categories.

Inducted 2006

Reggie White*, defensive end, 1993-98: Defensive leader on 1996 Super Bowl championship team. Was team's career leader with 68 1/2 sacks (since broken by Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila with 74).

Inducted 2007

LeRoy Butler, safety, 1990-2002: Ranks fourth in Packers' history with 38 career interceptions. His 20.5 career sacks is most in Packers' history for defensive back.

Robert Brooks, wide receiver, 1992-98: Holds the Packers' record for most receiving yards (1,497) in a season. Holds Packers' record for most 100-yard receiving games (nine) in a season.

Inducted 2008

Gilbert Brown, nose tackle, 1993-1999, 2001-2003: Played in 125 games as a Packer, starting 103. Noted run stuffer recorded 292 tackles, including 186 solo and seven sacks.

Frank Winters, center, 1992-2002: Started 141 of 156 games. Earned Pro Bowl berth in 1996, the year the Packers won their last Super Bowl.

Al Treml, video director, 1967-2001: Joined team on part-time basis in 1964. Took team's video operations from film into video era. Under his direction, Packers became first NFL team to utilize digital non-linear editing.

Inducted 2009

Antonio Freeman, wide receiver, 1995-2001, 03: Ranks sixth on the club's all-time list in both receptions (431) and yards (6,651), and third in touchdown receptions (57). All-Pro and Pro Bowl in 1998.

Dorsey Levens, running back, 1994-2001, Fifth all-time leading rusher in team history, Ran for 3,937 yards on 1,006 carries, with 28 touchdowns. Caught 271 passes for 2,079 yards and 16 TDs.

Inducted 2010

Mark Chmura , tight end, 1992-1999: Appeared in 89 games with 62 starts. Started Super Bowls XXXI and XXXII, All-Pro in 1995 and a three-time Pro Bowl selection (1995, 1997-98).

Marv Fleming, tight end, 1963-1969: Played in 95 games - fifth most in club history among tight ends. Key player for the Packers' three-straight World Championship teams (1965-67).

Greg Koch, tackle, 1977-1985: Second-team All-Pro selection in 1982; In 1983 game vs defending Champion Washington Redskins he switched from his primary tackle spot to guard as Packers won 48-47.

Inducted 2011

William Henderson, fullback (1995 - 2006) Helped pave the way for seven 1,000-yard rushers; Pro Bowl selection 2004; Started Super Bowls XXXI & XXXII.

Marco Rivera guard (1996 - 2004) Started seven consecutive seasons at guard (1998-2004); Pro Bowl selections 2002, 2003, 2004; Started Super Bowls XXXI & XXXII.

Bob Jonet contributor; Helped team from inception in 1919; named treasurer in 1935 and then elected to the dual position of secretary-treasurer in 1941, a role in which he served until his death in 1951.

Inducted 2012

Mike Holmgren, head coach, (1992 - 1998) Was instrumental in the re-birth of the Packers franchise. Regular season record (75 - 37), is the third behind Lambeau & Lombardi. Won Super Bowl XXXI.

Inducted 2013

Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila, defensive end (2000 - 2008) is the club's all-time leader in sacks with 74 1/2. He played in 132 career games, with 78 starts, and was named to the Pro Bowl in 2003.

Chris Jacke kicker (1989 - 1996) Ranks third on the club's all-time scoring list with 820 points. Played in 133 career games, including Super Bowl XXXI, and was an All-Pro selection in 1993.

Emil Fischer contributor; Began association with Packers in 1926 when he joined the board of directors. Became a member of the executive committee in 1935, served as president of the franchise from 1948-52, and was chairman of the board from 1953 until his death in 1958.

1970 - 2008 From the Green Bay Press-Gazette July 21, 2008

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