Giant Cheeseheads  
   
 
Meet Author & Speaker Jim Rice..... 
This website is named after my first book - GIANT CHEESEHEADS! - which presents the history between the Green Bay Packers and the New York Giants.  Below you'll find books and programs about Packer history and the latest news about my books, projects, and presentations. 
            
We we love the Packers!  by Jim Rice     
After a career as a history teacher and school superintendent, I began writing about Green Bay Packer history in 2011.  I have been sharing what I've learned through Why we love the Packers! which features a look back at Packer history through hundreds of photos of my old football cards, newspapers, and magazines. Fans watch for their favorite players and moments as we go from Lambeau to McCarthy at a fairly brisk pace.

Why we love the Packers!  $165   Details       
Questions? Reserve a date? Email > jslindy1@gmail.com


See Rivalries & Championships below for other programs.

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The Packers' Century App
         All the Games!  All the Stories!

Become part of history with this a once in a lifetime celebration of the Packers' 100th anniversary.  You can join the launch of The Packers' Century App that will feature all the games and all the stories that make Green Bay Packer history so compelling.  While publishing another book is the more traditional route, the plan for The Packers' Century is the development of an app to enable Packer fans to connect worldwide about specific games and stories.

The 1,374 + game summaries will provide for hours of interesting reading, but classic stories from fans makes the reading even more compelling.  Currently, six members of the Packer FAN Hall of Fame are involved in the project, and their stories will get things started.  The most recent inductee, Frank Lamping, is part of this prestigious group.  

A well designed app for all the games and stories will be costly. The infinite number of connections, however, makes it worth it! 
Cost:  $10,000 + by most estimates
So far, I have raised $4,500.


To learn how you can help, and how your favorite Packer story can become part of this once in a life time project, please go to gofundme.com/2p63dyc.
  

Sponsors in Cedarburg & Beyond!
Prom Insurance Agency
Olsen's Piggly Wiggly
Bloch Appliance
The Stilt House
Morton's
Salon Noir
Krueger's Auto Tech & Tire Center
Greg Mueller Upholstery 
Smitty's On The Edge 
CMI Services 
(Home Remodeling) 
Donahue & Associates LLC (Certified Public Accountant)

If you have questions >  jslindy1@gmail.com
See the video!  http://fox6now.com/tag/the-packers-century-app/  
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*  Rivalries & Championships
          Books & Programs

       by Jim Rice
 
Green Bay's "13" Championship Seasons      
Revisit the 13 greatest seasons in franchise history. The winning begins with the 1929 squad that allowed only 22 points all season! The Super Bowl XLV Champions close out the book with a resilient effort after being decimated by injuries all season. In between are the eleven other seasons of greatness that will bring back memories, and burnish your Packer pride. 
Book  $20.00    Program  $125.00 


92 Years!  
Bears-Packers 1921-2013 
Follow the NFL's best rivalry through 2014.  Get detailed summaries of ALL the games, heart stopping plays, and the unusual antics that have stoked this rivalry for nearly 100 years.  The games are presented chronologically, and NFL history is traced along the way.  The book contains every game from 1921-2014.  The presentation reviews the rivalry's ten decades.
Book   $25.00    Program   $125.00   


Great Games of the Gridiron
NFL Championship Games 1933-65

Great Games of the Gridiron are the 33 NFL Championship Games played before the Super Bowl Era began. These memorable matchups boosted the pro game's popularity, and helped it become America's favorite sport. Revisit the spectacular play in some of the greatest games in NFL history. 
Book  $15.00 


 
Giant Cheeseheads!
The Giant-Packer Rivalry 1928-2014           
Do you remember when the Giant-Packer game was one of the best games on the schedule? This ancient big city-small town rivalry is presented in detail here including their five NFL Championship Games.  Interesting connections between the franchises are explored, with special attention to the players and coaches who found greatness in Green Bay after a previous connection with the Giants > the Giant Cheeseheads!  
Book   $15.00    Program   $125.00

 
 
 

Picture of the Week


# 64 Ted "The Bull" Fritsch - An outstanding fullback for the Pack in the 1940s.
                                                 
            Packer Presentations    
           
Contact: jslindy1@gmail.com

  AUGUST 
     17   Cedarburg History Museum 6:30pm
            Why we love the Packers!
     30   Weyauwega Public Library  6:30pm
            Why we love the Packers!

  SEPTEMBER
     12   Campbellsport Public Library 
            6:30pm    92 Years!
     14   East Troy Lions Public Library 
            6:30pm  "13" Championships
     16   Fox Lake Public Library  1:00pm
            Why we love the Packers!
     19   Brookfield Senior Center 12:45pm 
            "13" Championships
     20   Plymouth Public Library  6:00pm
            Why we love the Packers!
     21   Cedarburg History Museum 6:30pm
            92 Years!
     23   Walworth Public Library 3:00pm
            92 Years! 
     26   - DeForest Community Center 
              10:00am  Why we love the Packers!
            Marshall Community Public Library 
              7:00pm    92 Years!
     
27   Sheboygan Senior Center  Noon
            Why we love the Packers!
     28   
Watertown Public Library  6:00pm
            Why we love the Packers!

  OCTOBER
        3   Holy Family Seniors, Whitefish Bay
             12:30pm    92 Years!
      11   Hart Park Senior Center  1:30pm 
             92 Years! 
      16   Pioneer Place, Poynette  
             Why we love the Packers!  1:00pm
             Poynette Area Public Library
             "13" Championships   3:00/3:30pm
      19   Heritage Court, New Berlin
             TBA   2:00pm
             New Berlin Public Library  6:30pm
             92 Years!
      25  Shorewood Senior Center  1:00pm
             "13" Championships
      26   Antioch Public Library, Antioch, IL 
             7:00pm    92 Years! 
     
27   Heritage Court, Menomonee Falls
             10:15am  "13" Championships
      
31  Germantown Senior Center
             1:00pm    92 Years!
 
  NOVEMBER
       7    Madison Senior Center  10:00am  
             Why we love the Packers!
      11 Beloit Public Library 12:00pm
             92 Years!
           - Havard-Diggins Library, Harvard, IL 
              3:30pm    92 Years! 
    

 

 

 

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