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  • Mon., Jul. 13, 2015 7:00 AM CDT Packers Hall of Fame Inc. Golf Classic

    The Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame Inc. Golf Classic is set for Monday, July 13, 2015, at The Bull in Sheboygan Falls, WI. Those interested in participating in the event can contact Holly Borga (920-965-6986; hollyb@packershalloffame.com) for more information.

  • Sat., Jul. 18, 2015 7:00 PM CDT Brett Favre's Packers HOF Induction Banquet

    The Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame Inc. will induct former Packers quarterback Brett Favre at the 45th Annual Hall of Fame Induction Banquet. The event will also feature the retirement of Favre’s No. 4. This dual recognition is an honor that is unprecedented in Green Bay Packers history. The banquet will be held on Saturday, July 18, 2015, in the Lambeau Field Atrium.

  • Fri., Jul. 24, 2015 11:00 AM CDT 1919 Kitchen & Tap opens

    1919 Kitchen & Tap is scheduled to open on July 24, 2015 on the first floor of the Atrium (below where Curly's Pub was located).  We hope you'll join us at our new restaurant as we continue to make history with respect to our past!

  • Tue., Jul. 28, 2015 11:00 AM CDT Shareholders Meeting

    The Green Bay Packers 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held Tuesday, July 28, at 11 a.m., at Lambeau Field. The meeting will take place rain or shine.

  • Thu., Jul. 30, 2015 8:20 AM - 10:20 AM CDT *Public practice *Any practices moved inside to the Don Hutson Center due to inclement weather, poor field conditions or for any other reason will be closed to the public due to space limitations. All other practices listed are expected to be open unless listed otherwise. All outdoor practices are expected to be held on Ray Nitschke Field (across from the Resch Center). All times indicated are Central.
  • Fri., Jul. 31, 2015 8:20 AM - 10:20 AM CDT *Public practice *Any practices moved inside to the Don Hutson Center due to inclement weather, poor field conditions or for any other reason will be closed to the public due to space limitations. All other practices listed are expected to be open unless listed otherwise. All outdoor practices are expected to be held on Ray Nitschke Field (across from the Resch Center). All times indicated are Central.

History

All-Time Green Bay Numbers 1925-2009
(last updated 01/04/10)

Number:

With help from the Pro Football Hall of Fame, who provided game programs dating back to 1925 (when the team first printed uniform numbers), the Packers constructed this list.

Players who wore multiple numbers during their Packers tenure are denoted with an asterisk (*).

All players in this section are believed to have played in at least one league game in the corresponding number. Players who were listed on a numerical program roster but did not play that season were omitted.

The team invites anyone who can provide further evidence, using the same criteria, to contact the public relations office.

In 1952, the National Football League established a system for numbering players, with a vague exemption for "nationally known players." A year later, such players as Otto Graham (60 to 14) changed their jerseys to conform to the system. According to the mandate, quarterbacks and kickers were numbered 1-19, running and defensive backs 20-49, centers and linebackers 50-59, defensive linemen, guards and tackles 60-79 and receivers 80-89. In March 2004, NFL owners voted to allow receivers to wear 10-19.

Packers Uniform Number Records
Most Numbers, Career:
9 - Mike Michalske (19, 24, 28, 30, 31, 33, 36, 40, 63)
8 - Arnie Herber (12, 16, 19, 26, 38, 41, 45, 68)
Most Players to Wear Number in Game:
35 - players have worn No. 23
Fewest Players to Wear Number in Game:
1 - player has worn No. 1 (Curly Lambeau, 1925-26)

NOTE: There is no known documentation for numbers worn by G Adolph Bieberstein (1926), B Eddie Kotal (1925) or B Jim Crowley (1925). Players who ended their careers before 1925, when numbers first appeared in game programs, are not listed.