Vince Lombardi

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Birthday
11, 1913
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
Death Date
Sep 3, 1970 (57)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
11, 1913
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
Death Date
Sep 3, 1970 (57)

About

Inspirational NFL coach who led the Green Bay Packers to victory in Super Bowls I and II. He received the UPI NFL Coach of the Year award in 1959 and 1961 and the NFL's Super Bowl trophy was named after him.

Before Fame

He prospered during the Great Depression because of the family butcher shop. He played college football at Fordham University.

Trivia

He never had a losing season during his tenure in the NFL and finished with a career record of 105-35-6.

Family Life

He married Marie Planitz in 1940 and he had two children, Susan and Vince.

Associated With

His quarterback Bart Starr received the first ever Super Bowl MVP award at Super Bowl I when the Packers defeated the Kansas City Chiefs 35-10.