Ex-NFL Star Dwight Clark Dies At 61
Ex-NFL star Dwight Clark, the guy who made "The Catch" in the 1981 NFC Championship -- has died from complications stemming from ALS, his wife has confirmed.
"I’m heartbroken to tell you that today I lost my best friend and husband," she tweeted.
"He passed peacefully surrounded by many of the people he loved most. I am thankful for all of Dwight’s friends, teammates and 49ers fans who have sent their love during his battle with ALS."
He won 2 Super Bowls as one of Joe Montana's favorite receivers. His Number 87 jersey was retired in 1988.
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