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Talking Sports

George Calhoun (left) and Richard “Red” Smith meet in Calhoun's Green Bay Press-Gazette office in this 1949 photograph. Calhoun was the sports and telegraph editor for the paper, who along with Curly Lambeau, founded the Green Bay Packers. At the time of this photo, Smith, a renowned athlete who played professional baseball and football, was on the coaching staff of the Chicago Cubs. The 53rd sports banquet named in his honor was held in January of 2018 in Appleton, WI.

Date: 1949


Photo #27.1988.7825
Talking Sports