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Monday, December 23, 2013

The Catch?




This evening, the last public sporting event will have taken place in
 the venerable Candlestick Park in San Francisco.  Much has been
 made of the many historic moments associated with this beloved
sporting arena, not the least of which would be the 1981 NFC
championship game between the San Francisco Forty-Niners
and the Dallas Cowboys.  In that game, in the waning moments,
Joe Montana looked and looked, then moved to his right and
 basically lofted a pass into the end zone, right into the outstretched
arms of Dwight Clark, who jumped slightly, and caught the
ball for the winning touchdown, thus sending the 49ers to the
Super Bowl.  This will forever be known in the annals of
 NFL history as 'The Catch'.  The Catch my ass.




This, my friends, is 'The Catch'.  Forever and ever.  Because it was
way better than Montana to Clark, and it led to this:




8 comments:

  1. The best catch ever was Tillerwoman.

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    1. Well certainly for him, Doc!! I'm sure you have your own candidate.

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  2. Dwight's catch was clutch, but Dave's clutch was 'The Catch'

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  3. Plaxico? A Michigan State Spartan if I recall correctly!

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