It was announced today the San Francisco 49er legend Dwight Clark passed away after a three year battle with ALS. He was 61 years old.
Dwight Clark is best known for the most famous catch in 49er history as he was on the receiving end of the Joe Montana pass that would defeat the Dallas Cowboys in the 1982NFC Championship game. That victory would lead to the first of the San Francisco 49ers five Super Bowl championships.
October 22, 2017 was Dwight Clark day at Levi’s stadium with all past San Francisco 49ers players wearing #87 in honor of Clark.
Dwight Clark speaks to fans at Levi’s stadium with former San Francisco 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo Jr. at his side.
San Francisco 49ers legend quarterback Joe Montana speaks on behalf of all the former 49ers players who were on hand on Dwight Clark day. Montana along with all the other former players were wearing #87, Dwight Clark’s number.