As TheJetsBlog discovered, his year marks the 25th anniversary of a fabulous Joe Namath performance. And believe me when I tell you that nothing — nothing, not even Steve Allen jokes — can prepare you for Broadway Joe's Broadway debut.
This really makes me think about how much America and the NFL have changed over the years. Sure, it's one thing for Dreamboat to appear in his underwear on Saturday Night Live, but it's another thing to perform a song and dance revue in a sparkly tux. I just don't see something like this happening today.
Especially not from Joe Willie. As you can see from this picture I snapped of him on radio row in Miami a month ago, he's only slightly less hunched than Quasimodo. Begin the Death Watch.