Dictionary of Wisconsin History
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Term: Green Bay Packers
Undated Green Bay Packers postcard (WHI-28656)
football team based in Green Bay; organized in 1919 by Earl Lambeau and George Calhoun; named after team's first sponsor, Indian Packing Company; only publicly owned professional sports team in U.S.; View more information
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[Source: Turning Points in Wisconsin History]