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Joe Montana (Library) (Adam Woog)
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Nicknamed "Joe Cool" for his ability to remain calm under pressure, Joe Montana's career highlights are staples of NFL highlight films. When Montana retired, his career passing rating was 92.3, the highest at the time. Although his record has since been surpassed by Steve Young, Peyton Manning, and Kurt Warner, he will forever be remembered for one of the most notable plays in NFL history that is now simply known as "The Catch" the winning touchdown reception in the 1982 NFC Championship game against the Dallas Cowboys. The only player ever to win three Super Bowl MVP awards, Montana was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2000. Now retired, he donates his time to charity and produces wine under the Montagia label.
In each title, readers will learn about each gridiron great's childhood, influences, path to the pros, struggles and accomplishments, career highlights, personal life, and commitment to charities and other important organizations.
Number of Pages: 120.0
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Biography + Autobiography / Sports + Recreation, General, Sports + Recreation / Football
Series Title: Football Superstars
Publisher: Facts on File
Age Range: Teen
Author: Adam Woog
Street Date: July 1, 2008
Item Number (DPCI): 248-57-5671