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When did the Green Bay Packers start?



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The Green Bay Packers were founded on August 11, 1919 by Curly Lambeau and George Whitney Calhoun. Lambeau was given $500 for uniforms from his employer, the Indian Packing Company, on the condition that the team be named for the company. The Packers entered the National Football League in 1921.