Teleconference: James Hurly, author of Green Bay: City And It’s Team

Date:  Friday, August 12, 2011 at 10 AM CST

Green Bay: A City and Its Team by Dr. James Hurly and Thomas Murphy, front cover

We will review the book ‘Green Bay: A City and Its Team‘, by Dr. James Hurly, Amarillo TX, and Tom Murphy, archivist for the Packers Hall of Fame.

The authors have combined to author a comprehensive look at the relationship between the city of Green Bay and the Green Bay Packers.  It has been written by selecting specific dates in Packers history and describing it as if you were watching a film of that day.  It provides a unique perspective from other Packers books on the market.

“I have always felt that my knowledge of Packers history was pretty good.  ‘Green Bay: A City and Its Team’, certainly opened my eyes and gave me a better appreciation of it.  The book is both interesting and informative with great photography.  I really enjoyed it.”

Back cover reviews from Paul Hornung, Mike McCarthy, Ron Wolf and Lynn Dickey

– Lynn Dickey, Packers starting quarterback from 1976 to 1985, the Packers all-time record holder for passing yards in a single season.  Lynn Dickey was inducted into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame in 1992.

This is a ‘coffee table book’ and is substantial by any measure.

It has 311 pages, measures 9.25” x 12.25” and weighs 5.5 pounds.  It is absolutely filled with photos from a wide variety of sources.

It appears the new standard has been set on the interaction between the Packers and the City of Green Bay.  This is highly recommended for all those interested in the Packers and the history of the area.

Listen in as we interview Dr. James Hurly and Thomas Murphy.

Super Bowl XXXI Parade aerial view

They have combined to author a comprehensive look at the relationship between the city of Green Bay and the Green Bay Packers.  It has been written by selecting specific dates in Packers history and describing it as if you were watching a film of that day.  It provides a unique perspective from other Packers books on the market.

This is a ‘coffee table book’ and is substantial by any measure.  It has 311 pages, measures 9.25” x 12.25” and weighs 5.5 pounds.  It is absolutely filled with photos from a wide variety of sources.  Over six years in process, this is not a slapped together afterthought to make a quick buck.  Once glance tells you this is a labor of love; a love of the Packers and the city with whom they are connected.
It appears this book has set the new standard on the interaction between the Green Bay Packers and the City of Green Bay.  This book is highly recommended for all those interested in the Packers and the history of the area.

Click Here to order the book from the Packers Hall of Fame Online Store