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    1960 Paul Hornung Signed Green Bay Packers Player's Contract with Lombardi & Vainisi. Paul Hornung went from the doghouse to the penthouse when Vince Lombardi took over the Green Bay Packers in 1959. The Golden Boy's first two years were underwhelming as he switched between fullback and quarterback - a true man without a position. Enter Lombardi. Hornung was moved to halfback and became the key member to Green Bay's offense in 1959. Green Bay turned into Camelot, and the Packers were again champions three years into Lombardi's tenure. This contact was executed May 13, 1960 which secured Hornung's services for the 1960 season for 1960 season.

    Hornung proved his worth by rushing for a league high 13 touchdowns to go with 671 yards of real estate. Green Bay reached the title game in 1960 but fell to Philadelphia. This agreement is signed by Packers scout Jack Vainisi, the man who put together the Lombardi dynasty, commissioner Pete Rozelle, Lombardi and Hornung. Lombardi's signature is a bit lighter than the others. Interestingly, an excerpt of the NFL's by-laws is included. Listed at number five is the league's stance on betting. Also included is a letter on Packers stationery from June 23, 1960 signed "Jack" by Vainisi's secretary. Full LOA from PSA/DNA.


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