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    Mid-1960's Paul Hornung Game Worn Green Bay Packers Jersey, MEARS A10. The Notre Dame Heisman Trophy winner entered the National Football League as the number one overall pick, joining a Green Bay Packers team he would help lead to four Championships including the first Super Bowl in 1967. As the "Thunder" to Jim Taylor's "Lightning," Hornung helped compose Lombardi's unstoppable ground game that tore apart opposing defenses throughout the glorious "Titletown" era.

    This is the format Hornung wore from 1964-66 upon his return from his 1963 season-long suspension for gambling, a period when the Pack was validating its "Titletown" appellation with NFL Championships for 1965 and 1966, the latter being the first edition of the Super Bowl. The experts at MEARS assess game wear as "Heavy," drawing our attention to multiple team repairs suturing the wounds of battle. A small stain at upper right chest is almost certainly blood.

    Hornung's long-since-retired number "5" is applied to chest, back and sleeves, the chest numeral exhibiting great impact abrasions. "Sand-Knit Size 46" label is affixed at lower left front tail, the size repeated in a smaller flap tag at interior collar. It's a truly faultless representation, well-deserving of its perfect rating. LOA from MEARS, A10. LOA from Heritage Auctions.


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