It finally happened on the field on Jan. 15, 1967, in Los Angeles as the National and American football leagues met to decide the championship of professional football in the first Super Bowl.
The Green Bay Packers and Kansas City Chiefs played to a standoff for most of the first period, but Green Bay quarterback Bart Starr passed 37 yards to Max McGee for a touchdown at the end of the quarter. Kansas City, the underdog from the upstart league, tied the game, 7-7, in the second quarter on a 17-yard pass from Len Dawson to fullback Curtis McClinton. But the Packers proved to be too much the rest of the way, as Starr passed 13 yards for another touchdown to McGee and the Packers got touchdown runs of 14 yards from fullback Jim Taylor and of 5 yards and 1 yard from halfback Elijah Pitts on the way to a 35-10 win.
The big hero turned out to be McGee, who the night before went out on the town drinking. McGee, who had only three receptions during the regular season, said he didn't expect to play much. He ended up catching seven passes for 138 yards and two touchdowns.
Green Bay....7.. 7.14..7..35
Winning coach: Vince Lombardi
Most Valuable Player: Bart Starr