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The first fabled Packer: Don Hutson

Back during Little Barky's formative years in Racine, Wis., a guy named Don Hutson owned a car dealership within a few blocks of Lake Michigan.

I learned later that he is still regarded as the all-time greatest Green Bay Packer, the Babe Ruth of wide receivers and a charter 1963 inductee into the NFL Hall of Fame.

Below is a terrifically evocative video of his career, narrated by Peter King. Hutson, who died in 1997 at the age of 84, still looks effortlessly smooth and speedy. I think I still have his autograph somewhere. Gotta find it.

By the way, King accurately predicted a Packers-Pittsburgh Super Bowl XLV matchup in last year's Sports Illustrated pro football preview issue. He also picked the Steelers to win. What does he know?
Ed Bark