Known as one of the strongest and most reliable placekickers in the NFL, Morten Andersen made a name for himself on the field. Among other recognitions, Mortensen won seven Pro Bowls and made it into the Michigan State Athletics, New Orleans Saints, Greater New Orleans Sports, and Louisiana Sports Halls of Fame.
Bonnie Blair’s love for speed skating started at an early age. In 1984, at the age of 19, she competed in her first Olympic games. In her speed-skating career, Blair became a six-time, Olympic-gold medalist and holds title of the most decorated woman in Winter Olympic history.
Currently in his tenth consecutive season playing for the Green Bay Packers, Crosby is the all-time leading scorer in Packers’ history. He is also the all-time franchise leader in field goals, 50-yard field goals and extra points.
As a member of the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame, it’s no surprise that Lynn Dickey was a valuable member of the Packers team from 1976 to 1985. As quarterback, Dickey helped to power the Packers toward success on the field.
A former running back for the Green Bay Packers, Ellerson can now be found talking Packers on sports radio. He also hosts his own weekly program out of Milwaukee.
In the wake of tragedy, Wisconsin native Dan Jansen showed true perseverance in the 1988 Winter Olympics. As a result, he received the U.S. Olympic Spirit Award. Jansen won his first Olympic medal in 1994, and was elected to the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame in 1995.
A player, author and sports commentator, Jerry Kramer can best be remembered for his 11-year NFL career with the Green Bay Packers, playing under coach Vince Lombardi. Among other recognitions, Kramer is a two-time Super Bowl Champion, a five-time NFL Champion and is a member of the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame.
vince lombardi jr.
Vince Lombardi Jr. is the son and namesake of Green Bay Packers legend, Vince Lombardi. A football player, a Minnesota state legislator, working in the professional football realm and now a motivational speaker – Vince Lombardi Jr. has done much to make his late father proud.
Joining the Green Bay Packers in 1997, Longwell played for the team for eight consecutive seasons. Longwell is the second leading scorer, has the second-most field goals and kicked the third-longest field goal in Green Bay Packers history.
In 1970 when Ken Sanders first began playing for the Milwaukee Brewers, he was nicknamed “Bulldog” by their manager due to how mean, tough and stubborn he was on the mound. As a pitcher, Sanders worked to try and move the Brewers franchise in a winning direction.
Bart & Cherry starr
Bart Starr is a name that will never be forgotten in Green Bay Packers history. On the field he was a Super Bowl Champion, an MVP and a member of the Packers Hall of Fame. Off the field, Bart and his wife Cherry worked together to make positive and impactful changes to better the world. While Bart sadly passed away in May 2019, his lasting legacy and impact will continue to be a driving force as we strive to prevent, care and cure cancer.
A beloved member of the Milwaukee community, Bob Uecker, or affectionately known as “Mr. Baseball,” started his career as a catcher for the Milwaukee Brewers in 1962. He later became a television host and actor and in 1971, became the play-by-play announcer for the Brewers.