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  • Mon., Jul. 13, 2015 7:00 AM CDT Packers Hall of Fame Inc. Golf Classic

    The Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame Inc. Golf Classic is set for Monday, July 13, 2015, at The Bull in Sheboygan Falls, WI. Those interested in participating in the event can contact Holly Borga (920-965-6986; hollyb@packershalloffame.com) for more information.

  • Sat., Jul. 18, 2015 7:00 PM CDT Brett Favre's Packers HOF Induction Banquet

    The Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame Inc. will induct former Packers quarterback Brett Favre at the 45th Annual Hall of Fame Induction Banquet. The event will also feature the retirement of Favre’s No. 4. This dual recognition is an honor that is unprecedented in Green Bay Packers history. The banquet will be held on Saturday, July 18, 2015, in the Lambeau Field Atrium.

  • Fri., Jul. 24, 2015 11:00 AM CDT 1919 Kitchen & Tap opens

    1919 Kitchen & Tap is scheduled to open on July 24, 2015 on the first floor of the Atrium (below where Curly's Pub was located).  We hope you'll join us at our new restaurant as we continue to make history with respect to our past!

  • Tue., Jul. 28, 2015 11:00 AM CDT Shareholders Meeting

    The Green Bay Packers 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held Tuesday, July 28, at 11 a.m., at Lambeau Field. The meeting will take place rain or shine.

  • Thu., Jul. 30, 2015 8:20 AM - 10:20 AM CDT *Public practice *Any practices moved inside to the Don Hutson Center due to inclement weather, poor field conditions or for any other reason will be closed to the public due to space limitations. All other practices listed are expected to be open unless listed otherwise. All outdoor practices are expected to be held on Ray Nitschke Field (across from the Resch Center). All times indicated are Central.
  • Fri., Jul. 31, 2015 8:20 AM - 10:20 AM CDT *Public practice *Any practices moved inside to the Don Hutson Center due to inclement weather, poor field conditions or for any other reason will be closed to the public due to space limitations. All other practices listed are expected to be open unless listed otherwise. All outdoor practices are expected to be held on Ray Nitschke Field (across from the Resch Center). All times indicated are Central.

Front Office

Gordon 'Red' Batty
Equipment Manager

Biography

A veteran in his area of expertise, Gordon “Red” Batty is in his 21st season as equipment manager of the Green Bay Packers.

Batty is responsible for properly outfitting players with the safest and most advanced equipment, as well as ordering and maintaining all of the team’s equipment and sideline apparel. Immediately prior to joining the Packers, he had spent 13 seasons (1981-93) in the same position with the then-Houston Oilers.

Long regarded as one of the best in the business, Batty was voted the NFL’s Equipment Manager of the Year by his peers in 2002 at their annual meeting.

A 55-year-old native of Montreal, Batty remarkably is in his 42nd season in the equipment field. He began his career in 1973 at age 14 as a ball boy for the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League. Six years later, he was elevated to the position of equipment manager for the Alouettes. During Batty’s tenure in Montreal, the Alouettes won two Grey Cups (1974 and ’77).

Batty subsequently joined the Oilers in June 1981, in the process becoming the NFL’s youngest equipment manager at age 22. He also purports to be the first native-born Canadian to garner both a Grey Cup and Super Bowl ring, and he now has two of each, the latter distinction earned when the Packers captured Super Bowls XXXI and XLV with Batty in charge of the team’s equipment. He also worked his fourth Pro Bowl following the 2012 season.

Upon being named to the Packers’ staff on Jan. 24, 1994, Batty became only the fifth person in club history to hold the title of equipment manager. Batty (pronounced BATT-ee) was born Nov. 18, 1958, in Montreal and has two children, a daughter, Chelsei, 23, and a son, Cameron, 18.

Since 1994, Batty has served as the equipment coordinator for what is now known as the NFL Players Rookie Premiere preseason event. Batty is given the duty of communicating with each rookie invitee’s team equipment manager to secure equipment and jerseys utilized for trading-card photo shoots.

A devout hockey fan, Batty has also worked several NHL events over the years, including the Wayne Gretzky Fantasy Camp in 2011 and 2012. He continues to play hockey himself.

A veteran in his area of expertise, Gordon “Red” Batty is in his 21st season as equipment manager of the Green Bay Packers.

Batty is responsible for properly outfitting players with the safest and most advanced equipment, as well as ordering and maintaining all of the team’s equipment and sideline apparel. Immediately prior to joining the Packers, he had spent 13 seasons (1981-93) in the same position with the then-Houston Oilers.

Long regarded as one of the best in the business, Batty was voted the NFL’s Equipment Manager of the Year by his peers in 2002 at their annual meeting.

A 55-year-old native of Montreal, Batty remarkably is in his 42nd season in the equipment field. He began his career in 1973 at age 14 as a ball boy for the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League. Six years later, he was elevated to the position of equipment manager for the Alouettes. During Batty’s tenure in Montreal, the Alouettes won two Grey Cups (1974 and ’77).

Batty subsequently joined the Oilers in June 1981, in the process becoming the NFL’s youngest equipment manager at age 22. He also purports to be the first native-born Canadian to garner both a Grey Cup and Super Bowl ring, and he now has two of each, the latter distinction earned when the Packers captured Super Bowls XXXI and XLV with Batty in charge of the team’s equipment. He also worked his fourth Pro Bowl following the 2012 season.

Upon being named to the Packers’ staff on Jan. 24, 1994, Batty became only the fifth person in club history to hold the title of equipment manager. Batty (pronounced BATT-ee) was born Nov. 18, 1958, in Montreal and has two children, a daughter, Chelsei, 23, and a son, Cameron, 18.

Since 1994, Batty has served as the equipment coordinator for what is now known as the NFL Players Rookie Premiere preseason event. Batty is given the duty of communicating with each rookie invitee’s team equipment manager to secure equipment and jerseys utilized for trading-card photo shoots.

A devout hockey fan, Batty has also worked several NHL events over the years, including the Wayne Gretzky Fantasy Camp in 2011 and 2012. He continues to play hockey himself.