Notre Dame alum Joe Montana is an all-time great quarterback who holds many 49er and NFL passing records. His career achievements include 2,929 completions for 35,142 yards (1979-1992), Super Bowl MVP in 1982, 1985, 1990, as well as NFL player of the year and Offensive Player in 1989. One of the many highlights of Montana’s career, as well as for the football, is the famous winning throw to Dwight Clark, forever known as “The Catch.”

Inducted into the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame in 1999.

Plaque location: Candlestick Park