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New Bart Starr bobbleheads released by museum

By Press Times Staff

MILWAUKEE – The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum unveiled four officially licensed, special edition bobbleheads featuring Green Bay Packers legend, Bart Starr.

Each special edition bobblehead is unique in capturing the playing career of the Hall of Fame quarterback.

The bobbleheads were produced exclusively for the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum by FOCO, an official licensee and manufacturer of Green Bay Packers and NFL merchandise.

The first bobblehead features the Packers three legendary quarterbacks – Bart Starr, Brett Favre and Aaron Rodgers, a trio which has helped bring the last seven championships to Titletown.

“The Packers are such a unique franchise to have the unique lineage of QBs, although there were some lean years there in the middle, but Starr, Favre and Rodgers are responsible for the last seven champions, those three legendary quarterbacks,” said National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum co-founder and CEO Phil Sklar.

The second features Starr crossing the goal line and scoring the winning touchdown during the famed Ice Bowl in the 1967 NFL Championship Game.

“At the time of the Ice Bowl, technology wasn’t there,” Sklar said. “The ‘60s had generic bobbleheads with the same face. Now we can add in so many different elements, from the scoreboard, to the ice effect, to having it look like the actual player.”

The third features Starr sitting in a replica 1967 Corvette Stingray convertible, which he received for being named the first Super Bowl MVP.

“That car also helped raise money for a charity he was involved in, the Rawhide Boys Ranch,” Sklar said. “A lot of people have heard about it on the news and seen how much he gave back to the community. I think that symbolizes those things.”

The fourth has Starr dropping back to pass on a base that includes replicas of his five championship rings with a plaque that lists his many accomplishments.

Sklar said it reminds people of everything Starr accomplished on the field.

Each bobblehead is individually numbered, and they are only available through the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum’s online store.

The bobbleheads, which just arrived and ship now, are $50 each, $85 for the triple bobblehead or $225 for the complete set plus a flat-rate shipping charge of $8 per order. They are available here.

The Ice Bowl and MVP Car Bobbleheads are numbered to 1,967, the Career Accomplishments Bobblehead is numbered to 2,019 and the Triple Quarterback Bobblehead is numbered to 2,020.

The bobbleheads are also higher quality than what people would expect as giveaways at games.

“The officially licensed retail bobbleheads definitely have that look and feel that sets them above a bobblehead you’ll get at Brewers or Bucks game,” Sklar said. “The Brewers give out between 30,000 and 40,000 bobbleheads a game. In most cases, they are paid for by a sponsor. With these I’d say no expense is spared. They are something meant to be handed down from generation to generation.”

A 17th-round draft pick out of Alabama, Starr played 16 seasons with the Packers.

He was the only quarterback in NFL history to lead a team to three consecutive league championships (1965-67).

Starr also led the Packers to victory in the first two Super Bowls and garnered MVP honors in both games.

Named the league MVP in 1966, Starr earned four Pro Bowl selections and was selected All-Pro four times.

Inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1977, Starr is one of six players to have his number (15) retired by the Packers.

Starr also served as head coach of the Packers for nine seasons from 1975-83.

Starr, who will also be remembered for his off-the-field accomplishments and generosity, passed away in May of 2019 at the age of 85.

“Bart Starr is one of the greatest players in the storied history of the Green Bay Packers and the NFL,” Sklar said. “We wanted to honor Starr with a series of bobbleheads that pays tribute to his remarkable football career and tremendous life.”

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