Baton Rouge in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Louisiana State University, 1956-57
Green Bay Packers, 1958-66
New Orleans Saints, 1967
After starring at Baton Rouge High School and earning All-American honors at LSU, Jim Taylor became one of the greatest players in Green Bay Packer history. He was a member of four Packer NFL championship teams and became Green Bay's all-time leading rusher. He was the first player in NFL history to rush for 1,000 yards in five straight seasons. The 1962 NFL Most Valuable Player when he led the league in rushing, he was named All-Pro six times, was named to the NFL 1960s All-Decade Team and was inducted into the Packers Hall of Fame. He closed out his career with the expansion New Orleans Saints.
Erected by Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 1976.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports.
Location. 30° 24.797′ N, 91° 11.007′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker is at the intersection of North Stadium Road and Powerhouse Lane, on the rightTouch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baton Rouge LA 70803, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Steve Van Buren (here, next to this marker); Y.A. Title (here, next to this marker); Manship School of Mass Communication (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chellis "Mike" Chambers (about 500 feet away); Mike the Tiger - History (about 600 feet away); Sid Fournet (about 700 feet away); Ken Kavanaugh, Sr. (about 700 feet away); Gaynell "Gus" Tinsley (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
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