This Date in Football: Vince Lombardi “Turns” 100

Films Encore, Green Bay Packers, Steve Sabol, This Day in NFL History

One century ago today, June 11, 1913, Vincent Thomas Lombardi came into the world.  Today, we salute the late, great Lombardi – one of American sports’ greatest coaches and the namesake of pro football’s biggest prize – with a look back at a short feature produced by Steve Sabol in 1980 for the show “Review and Preview.”  It opens with one of John Facenda’s most famous lines of narration, words as true today as the day they were written.

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