A few weeks ago, Eddie DeBartolo, the former owner of the S.F. 49er was inducted to Pro Football Hall of Fame and received a helmet gift from Bill Walsh's son.
On the helmet was an inscribed message from Bill Walsh that congratulated him on his entry to the Pro Football's HoF, “Congratulations, I knew you’d get in eventually.”
Bill Walsh signed the helmet before his passing (2006), and it had been waiting for Mr DeBartolo's eventual induction.
Possessing foresight and scripting each and every individual strategic moves were some of the many trademarked moves of Bill Walsh as a world class sport strategist.
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