The Catch

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  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 2010-09-07
  • Publisher: Three Rivers Press
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Veteran sports journalist Myers presents an amazing retelling of one of football's greatest moments, when an improbable catch leads to the San Francisco 49ers' victory--and to the Dallas Cowboys' fall from grace.

Author Biography

GARY MYERS started covering the NFL in 1978 and was in the press box at Candlestick Park for The Catch on January 10, 1982, as the beat writer covering the Cowboys for the Dallas Morning News. In 1989, he not only joined the New York Daily News, but also began a thirteen-season run as the inside information reporter for HBO's popular Inside the NFL. Myers has also hosted the YES Network's This Week in Football since 2002.

From the Hardcover edition.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. xi
Introduction: Sprint Right Optionp. 1
"Respect That ..."p. 19
The Geniusp. 34
The Legandp. 59
Montana to Clarkp. 95
The Great White Hopep. 127
The Drive After the Gamep. 153
The Tacklep. 172
Teammatesp. 184
I Left My Heart in San Franciscop. 197
The Catchp. 214
Acknowledgmentsp. 243
Indexp. 247
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