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Bart Starr suffered mild stroke last week

Discussion in 'Packer Fan Forum' started by captainWIMM, Sep 10, 2014.

  1. captainWIMM

    captainWIMM Cheesehead

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  2. Raptorman

    Raptorman Vikings fan since 1966.

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    Bart Starr is one of my all time favorite players. I wish him well. I know he is getting up there in age and news like this does not surprise me. He is the one Packer whose Jersey I would buy and wear without hesitating. IF I bought jerseys.
     
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  3. buggybill2003

    buggybill2003 Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Couldn`t have said it better if I`d tried.
     
  4. VolvoD

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    Thoughts and prayers with the family. Not only is he the ideal Packer from a historical standpoint, he is also a great person who is very charitable. My dad's favorite Packer, and one of the reasons he is a fan to this day.
     
  5. Forget Favre

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    It read that he was in his office.
    I wonder what he needs an office for?
    Like what does he do and what does he do for money?
    Just curious ya know.
     
  6. captainWIMM

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    He's semi-retired and works short- to medium-length days five days a week at his office in the building that houses his son's investment firm.

    Much of his work consists of signing pictures and memorabilia for charities.
     
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  7. weeds

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    Yeah, I just heard this. Feels like it happened to a member of my immediate family.
     
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  8. I_am_smoked_cheddar

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    Bart Starr is my all time favorite Packer. May the love of the world keep him safe.
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  9. Raptorman

    Raptorman Vikings fan since 1966.

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    Nope, won't ask it.
     
  10. I_am_smoked_cheddar

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    Won't ask what ?
     
  11. PikeBadger

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    I'd buy Nitschke or Hornung's as well as Starr, if I bought and wore jerseys.
     
  12. Raptorman

    Raptorman Vikings fan since 1966.

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    Well, I was going to ask if this happened during the Seattle Green Bay game but I felt is was to tacky......
     
  13. TJV

    TJV Lifelong Packers Fanatic

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    Starr was a fantastic football player – the best QB to ever play IMO – and he’s even a better human being. We can never fully know public figures; even so Starr has exuded class and grace under pressure from the time he became a public figure to today.
     
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    I think Bart spends a lot of time with his charity Rawhide, which he and his wife established in 1965. If anyone is looking for a good charity worth a donation, this is it. Starr is everything a sports figure should be; someone anyone can use as a role model. I hope he's got many more years of life to enjoy.
     
  15. Raptorman

    Raptorman Vikings fan since 1966.

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    If all NFL players acted like Bart Starr off the field, the NFL would not need part of the CBA rules to cover discipline.
     
  16. Hincha

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    Bart Starr was great individual on the field and off the field. I grew up after the Lombardi years, my memories of Bart Starr are as the coach of the Packers and watching the Bart Starr Show on television (think it was Monday Nights (but was many years ago so maybe I have the night wrong).

    He is a real class act, we need more Bart Starr´s in the world.
     

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