The former New York Jets QB and Super Bowl MVP chronicles his life in new autobiography.
Namath quickly gained his “Broadway Joe” moniker after his charismatic mug was featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated. In his first NFL season, he was named AFL Rookie of the Year, earning 18 touchdowns in 13 games. In his off time, Namath began to make TV appearances on the Dean Martin Show, The Tonight Show, the Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour, and more— fueling his popularity beyond sports.
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