Vince Lombardi's 100th birthday

Former Packers coach, and legend, Vince Lombardi would have turned 100 years old on June 11, 2013. His impact, both on and off the field, will be remembered by the Green Bay Packers for years to come. Learn about Lombardi's life and history as a coach.

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  • Vince Lombardi started his NFL career with the New York Giants, but signed his first contract with the Green Bay Packers in 1959, when he was 45.

  • Vince Lombardi told Gerald “Dad” Braisher to come up with a design for the Packers’ helmets. Braisher developed the ‘G’ logo. Packer Plus files

  • Lambeau Field has a new clock facing Lombardi Ave. and it runs fast in honor of Lombardi's belief that merely being on time wasn't enough. Green Bay Packers

  • In his time, Lombardi won five NFL Championships, including the first 2 Super Bowls, in 1966 and 1967. His Playoff Record is 9-1. Journal Sentinel files

  • Vince Lombardi talks to Jim Taylor (31) and Paul Hornung (5) on the sideline during a Packers game. File photo

  • Vince Lombardi won the AP Coach of the Year in 1959 and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1971. Journal Sentinel files

  • The Super Bowl Trophy was named after Vince Lombardi in 1970 after the Packers won the first two Super Bowls, and shortly after Lombardi passed away from cancer. Tom Lynn - Journal Sentinel

  • Vince Lombardi spent 9 years as the Packers head coach, with a .754 winning percentage. Rick Wood - Journal Sentinel

  • Green Bay Packer coach Vince Lombardi is the center of attention at training camp in 1967. Lombardi had 8 straight seasons with a top 5 scoring defense. File

  • Vince Lombardi and the Green Bay Packers coaching staff in 1959. PUBLISHED: 8-2-1959, Milwaukee Journal. Lombardi spent 0 losing seasons as head coach of the Packers. Arthur M. Uhlmann

  • Shown are Coach Vince Lombardi, quarterback Bart Starr and tackle Forrest Gregg. Journal Sentinel archives

  • Vince Lombardi grave site decorated for Super Bowl 45. Shot by Ed Cardoza.

  • The pulse of the Packers' 35-21 victory over the Bears Saturday night is reflected by these sideline shots of the Green Bay bench. At left, Vince Lombardi is overjoyed as he clutches his No. 1 draft choice, Earl Gros (40), after the rookie scored the Packers' last touchdown from the one on August 27, 1962. Niels Lauritzen