This Sporting Life #1

Original Caption:

New York -- The most famous injured knee in football today is put on display by its sidelined owner, Joe Namath, NY Jets' quarterback. Joe tore the ligaments in his left knee on Aug 7th, while trying to stop Detroit Lions' Mike Lucci from scoring a touchdown after recovering a fumble. (1971)


Fred said...

And thus ended one of the greatest sporting careers in the history of New York sports. Joe Willy was never the same after that injury.

swac said...

And it happened on my birthday. And I thought Joe forgot!