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Bart Starr celebrates 79 years

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Happy birthday to Bart Starr! Stay turns 79 years old today.

The former NFL star and businessman lives with his wife, Cherry in Birmingham.

Starr played for the University of Alabama from 1952-1956. He was drafted in the Round 17 by the Green Bay Packers. Starr was there during the team's glory years in the '60s, including wins in Superbowl I and II. 

His jersey, number 15, was retired by the Packers.

 

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