Ray Nitschke

NFL Legend Ray Nitschke

Profession: NFL Legend

United States of America

Biography: A fierce competitor, he was the heart of the great Packers defense of the 1960s. He was the first defensive player from the Packers’ dynasty years to be elected to the Hall of Fame.

Born: December 29, 1936
Birthplace: Elmwood Park, Illinois, USA

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn

Died: March 8, 1998 (aged 61)
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Married Life

  • 1961-06-26 NFL Middle Linebacker Ray Nitschke (24) weds Jackie Forchette

Historical Events

  • 1962-12-30 National Football League Championship, Yankee Stadium, NYC: Green Bay Packers beat NY Giants, 16-7; MVP: Ray Nitschke, Green Bay, LB

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