A tour of Vince Lombardi's New York roots

Fordham University in the Bronx has memorabilia and

Fordham University in the Bronx has memorabilia and statues dedicated to one of its alumni, Vince Lombardi, who played for their football team in the 1930's. The Super Bowl trophy is named for Vince Lombardi, the legendary coach of the Green Bay Packers, who was born, lived, and died in the New York area. (Jan 16, 2013) (Credit: Chuck Fadely)

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Newsday's Tom Rock and Chuck Fadely visited key areas of legendary Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi's New York roots, starting with his birthplace of Sheepshead Bay and ending at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Red Bank, N.J.

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