GREEN BAY -- 57 years ago Thursday, the world of Green Bay Packers football changed forever.
On January 28th, 1959, the Packers hired a little-known offensive assistant for the New York Giants to fill their head coaching vacancy: His name was Vince Lombardi.
The rest, of course, was history - Lombardi went on to win five NFL Championships in Green Bay, including the first two Super Bowls.
Aside from his championship success, Lombardi also brought a winning culture back to the Packers' locker room. The team had not had a winning season since 1947 when Vince first stepped onto Lambeau Field.
Lombardi coached the Packers until the 1968 season, leaving after back-to-back Super Bowl victories.