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Green Bay Packers win Super Bowl II...

Item # 578760

January 15, 1968

LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, January 15, 1968

* Super Bowl II - NFL football
* Green Bay Packers... Bart Starr

This 10 page newspaper has a three column headline on page 6:  "NFL Superiorty Still Evident As Packers Triumph Over Raiders". Tells of Super Bowl II between the Green Bay Packers and Oakland Raiders.

Other news of the day including various advertisements. This issue has tiny binding holes along the spine, but otherwise in good condition.

wikipedia notes: The second AFL-NFL World Championship Game in professional American football, later to be known as Super Bowl II, was played on January 14, 1968 at the Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida.

Aided by kicker Don Chandler's 4 field goals and defensive back Herb Adderly's 60-yard interception return for a touchdown, the National Football League (NFL) champion Green Bay Packers (9–4–1) defeated the American Football League (AFL) champion Oakland Raiders (13–1), 33–14.

Green Bay quarterback Bart Starr was named the Super Bowl MVP for the second time for his 13 of 24 passing for 202 yards and one touchdown.

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