A (hopefully) comprehensive look at the uniforms, logos and design of the Green Bay Packers, 1919 to today
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
"Number 53 in Your Program, Number One in Your Hearts"
The Packers have made it official - first round draft pick Nick Perry will wear number fifty-three.
Like most players taken in the first round, he was originally photographed with a #1 jersey:
James Lang-US PRESSWIRE
Stanford's Andrew Luck is the exception; the Colts had come to an agreement with him before the draft and therefore he could stand on the Radio City stage holding up the #12 that will define his career in Indianapolis.
Chance Michaels is a native New Yorker who spent many of his formative years in Milwaukee and developed a lifelong interest in the region's sporting history. In addition to his work with the Green Bay Packers Uniform Database, he edits BorchertField.com, an ongoing research project devoted to Milwaukee's pre-1953 baseball clubs and their ballpark.
When not immersing himself in old game programs, wire service photos and newspaper archives, he produces theatre Off-Broadway, and was formerly a contributor to The Onion. He lives in New York City with his family.
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