When it comes to Joe Montana, there are a lot of great books out there that capture his story. Here are just a few of the best:
1. “Montana: The Life and Times of a Football Legend” by Joe Montana and Dick Schaap. This book chronicles Montana’s life, from his childhood in New Eagle, Pennsylvania to his days as a star quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers. Schaap does a great job of painting a picture of Montana as a player and a person, and Montana provides some great insights into his career.
2. “The Catch: One Play, Two Dynasties, and the Game That Changed the NFL” by Gary Myers. This book tells the story of “The Catch,” Montana’s famous touchdown pass to Dwight Clark that helped the 49ers win the 1982 NFC Championship Game. Myers does a great job of setting the scene and providing background on the players and teams involved.
3. “Joe Montana’s Art of Quarterbacking” by Joe Montana with Dick Schaap. This book is a must-read for any football fan, as it provides Montana’s insights into the quarterback position. Montana goes into detail about his own methods and thought process, and provides tips for young quarterbacks.
4. “Montana: Images of a Champion” by Joe Montana and Michael Arkush. This book is a collection of photos and stories about Montana, from his early days as a high school quarterback to his days as a Super Bowl champion. Arkush does a great job of capturing Montana’s charisma and personality, and the photos are simply amazing.
5. “Joe Montana: The Joe Montana Story” by Jerry Rice and Michael Arkush. This book, co-written by one of Montana’s greatest teammates, tells the story of Montana’s life and career from Rice’s perspective. Rice provides some great stories and insights, and Arkush once again does a great job of putting it all together.