On this date in 1970, iconic Green Bay Packer coach Vince Lombardi passed away at the age of 57. Lombardi, whose name now adorns the Super Bowl trophy, led his Packers teams to the first two NFL-AFL Championships that were played. Lombardi finished his career with a record of 96-34-6, including a record of 9-1 in the playoffs, and a winning percentage of .730. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1971 a year after his passing. His teams won six NFL Championships to go along with the two Super Bowl titles.
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