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    1961 Red Cochran Signed Green Bay Packers Contract Also Signed by Vince Lombardi. Red Cochran's football career spanned 52 years. Amazingly, his gridiron playing career was only four seasons. Where Cochran made the biggest impact is with the Green Bay Packers. When Vince Lombardi was hired in 1959, the tactician needed some veteran leadership to help get the shipped righted. Cochran was one of his first hires. Issued to Cochran as an assistant with the Packers is this five-page coach's contract - executed on onion skin paper. Vince Lombardi carefully signed the final page and added "Gen. Mgr." as well in 10/10 blue ballpoint. Lombardi's capable secretary Ruth McCloskey was the witness and dated the offering in black ballpoint. Cochran also signed in blue ballpoint. A grease stain is far away from the Lombardi penning. Regular mail folds are found as well. And how much did the football-lifer receive for the provided knowledge which helped Lombardi secure his first title in Titletown - $11,100. My how times have changed. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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