Bart Starr, a Hall of Fame quarterback known for guiding the Green Bay Packers to victory in the first two Super Bowls in 1967 and 1968, died on Sunday in Birmingham, Alabama. He was 85. Starr and the Packers won three other NFL championships before the Super Bowl began. Starr also won the league's Most Valuable Player award in 1966. Starr had battled numerous health issues in recent years, including two strokes, a heart attack, and several seizures. "While he may always be best known for his success as the Packers quarterback for 16 years, his true legacy will always be the respectful manner in which he treated every person he met, his humble demeanor, and his generous spirit," his family said in a state.
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