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Joe Namath, superstar

Jackson, Robert B.

Joe Namath, superstar

by Jackson, Robert B.

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Published by H. Z. Walck in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Namath, Joe Willie, 1943- -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Namath, Joe Willie, 1943-,
    • Football players -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.

    • About the Edition

      Traces the football career of the quarterback who became the highest-paid rookie in football history and a nationally-known athlete in spite of persistent knee trouble.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby Robert B. Jackson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV939.N29 J3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination48 p.
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5615601M
      LC Control Number68023887

        Joe Namath reflects on his relationship with the legendary University of Alabama football coach, Bear Bryant, including coach Bryant’s intimidating discipline.   Fifty years after coming through on his Super Bowl III guarantee, Joe Namath still knows how to command -- and deflect -- the attention that comes with being a cultural icon.

      View the profiles of people named Joe Namath. Join Facebook to connect with Joe Namath and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to share.   — Joe Namath, from All the Way: My Life in Four Quarters. RELATED: Joe Namath’s Fur Coat is For Sale, and Just Imagine the Bidding War Namath, who turns 76 years old in May , is a living legend. At Alabama, Namath posted a record as the Tide’s starting quarterback for three seasons and won the national was drafted in the first round in both the AFL Author: John Duffley.

      Joe Namath is a former American football quarterback. He played in the AFL and NFL and earned the title of ‘Broadway Joe’ for his off-field activities and reveling. His name was flagged in sports history with his performance in the Superbowl III and he brought upon more attention on himself when he was selected to play for the Los Angeles. Joe Namath, byname of Joseph William Namath, also called Joe Willie or Broadway Joe, (born , Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, U.S.), American collegiate and professional gridiron football quarterback who was one of the best passers in football and a cultural sports icon of the s.. Namath excelled in several sports as a youth in the steel-mill town of Beaver Falls, near Pittsburgh.


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