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Green Bay Packer Fans - Geocoin

posted Jan 17, 2012, 8:21 AM by Greg Jewett   [ updated Jan 26, 2012, 9:28 AM ]

About Packer Geocoin

Mr. Sherlock grew up in Wisconsin and has been a lifelong fan of the Green Bay Packers since the Lombardi era. The Green Bay Packers started in 1919 playing teams such as the Decatur Staleys (who became the Chicago Bears) and the Beloit Fairies (sponsored by Fairbanks Morse). During the first season the Packers were undefeated until the last game of the season when the referee from Beloit called three questiona ble penalties against the Packers giving the Beloit Fairies the win.

The Packers are currently the only non-profit, community-owned major league professional sports team in the United States. Packer fans have purchased shares of Packer stock to fund the team. It is the only team which will never move from its current location because the fans control the team and would never let the team be moved.

When the Packers needed new sod for the field, they sold 1 foot square pieces of the old sod. Thus Packer fans the world over purchased the entire old field which paid for the entire new field replacement. If you are ever in the Green Bay area, you can see small areas of people’s yards with small picket fences protecting their piece of Lambeau field.
by BigGuy In Texas


Are you a Packer Backer? Do you like geocoins?

If you answered yes to both, here is a deal for you. My friends 2~Sherlocks got special permission from the Packer family to mint a Geocoin. They still have some left and would love to see them go to cachers/fans who would appreciate them. They sell them at cost which is 10 dollars.

If you would like one either contact me or the 2~Sherlocks (click to view gc.com profile)