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Love at First Leap

[The Lambeau Leap]

 
 
Love at First Leap Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 5, 2015
1. Love at First Leap Marker
Inscription.  

Since that frigid December day in 1993 when LeRoy Butler made a spontaneous leap into the arms of fans, the Lambeau Leap has become a Packers tradition. It declares that nothing gets in the way between Packers players and their fans. In all of football, nothing symbolizes a greater connection between players and fans than the Lambeau Leap. To the fans who welcome every player with open arms, we thank you. Here's your chance to experience your own Lambeau Leap right here, right now. Make it legendary.
 
Erected 2014 by Green Bay Packers.
 
Location. 44° 30.133′ N, 88° 3.635′ W. Marker is in Green Bay, Wisconsin, in Brown County. Marker is outside of Lambeau Field, near the Atrium entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1265 Lombardi Avenue, Green Bay WI 54304, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Vincent T. (Vince) Lombardi (a few steps from this marker); Robert E. Harlan Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); Earl L. (Curly) Lambeau

Love at First Leap and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sue Fischer, October 5, 2015
2. Love at First Leap and Marker
The contributor's own Lambeau Leap
(within shouting distance of this marker); Bryan Bartlett Starr (approx. 0.3 miles away); Shantytown (approx. 1.9 miles away); Curly Lambeau's Gravesite (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Port & the Environment (approx. 2 miles away); Hazelwood (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Green Bay.
 
Also see . . .
1. Statue immortalizes Lambeau Leap. (Submitted on October 25, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. The First Lambeau Leap. (Submitted on October 25, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. A brief history of the Green Bay Packers' Lambeau Leap. (Submitted on October 25, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 25, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 252 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 25, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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