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    1989 Super Bowl XXIII Game Ball Presented to San Francisco 49ers Head Coach Bill Walsh. Like iconic sports figures tend to do, head coach Bill Walsh saved the best for last. After being down to the Cincinnati Bengals 16-13 in Super Bowl XXIII, Walsh's offense led by Joe Montana had only a little more than three minutes to drive the ball 92 yards for the go-ahead score. Of course, Joe was "Cool" as usual, and comedian John Candy and the rest of the Joe Robbie Stadium crowd saw the Hall of Fame quarterback put together an 11 play drive that was capped off by John Taylor's 10-yard game-winning touchdown.

    Offered here is Bill Walsh's game ball from historic Super Bowl XXIII, and his last game as Niners head coach. Ball is professionally painted in the league's standard style, while it reads: Game Ball Presented to Bill Walsh, Third Super Bowl Victory as Head Coach, 49ers - 20 Bengals - 16." Exhibiting light wear throughout, the leather Wilson Super Bowl XXIII (Rozelle) pigskin is one of multiple painted balls in our May catalog originating from the Walsh family. Letter of provenance from the Walsh family.

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    May, 2014
    15th-17th Thursday-Saturday
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