Kramer's Super Bowl I ring sells for $125K at auction

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Former Packers offensive lineman Jerry Kramer has sold his ring from the first Super Bowl for more than $125,000.

Green Bay Press-Gazette Media (http://gbpg.net/1T0f3au ) reports the ring was among more than 50 items from Kramer that were auctioned Saturday night through Heritage Auctions. Kramer's game-used jersey from Super Bowl I sold for more than $45,000.

Kramer, who turned 80 in January, played with Green Bay in the 1960s. He said he's selling the items to clear his house of things he doesn't need and plans to use the money to create a college fund for his five grandchildren.

Proceeds from the auction were expected to be about $350,000 by the end of the weekend.

Kramer declined to sell his Super Bowl II ring, saying it means too much to him.

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Information from: Press-Gazette Media, http://www.greenbaypressgazette.com

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