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Encyclopedia > John Brodie
John Brodie

John Brodie as featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated, September 1971.
Date of birth August 14, 1935
Place of birth Flag of United States San Francisco, California
Position(s) Quarterback
College Stanford
NFL Draft 1957 / Round 1/ Pick 3
Pro Bowls 2
Retired #s San Francisco 49ers #12
Stats
Statistics
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Team(s)
1957-1973 San Francisco 49ers

John Riley Brodie (born August 14, 1935) is a former professional American football quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, and had a second career as a Senior PGA Tour professional golfer. Image File history File links Jbrodie. ... The first issue of Sports Illustrated, August 16, 1954, showing Milwaukee Braves star Eddie Mathews at bat in Milwaukee County Stadium. ... August 14 is the 226th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (227th in leap years), with 139 days remaining. ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Nickname: The City by the Bay; Fog City; The City Location of the City and County of San Francisco, California Coordinates: Country United States of America State California City-County San Francisco  - Mayor Gavin Newsom Area    - City  47 sq mi (122 km²)  - Land  46. ... In American football, each team has 11 players on the field at one time. ... Navy quarterback Aaron Polanco sets up to throw. ... This is a list of athletic conferences of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). ... The Leland Stanford Junior University, commonly known as Stanford University (or simply Stanford), is a private university located approximately 37 miles (60 kilometers) southeast of San Francisco and approximately 20 miles northwest of San José in an unincorporated area of Santa Clara County. ... The NFL Draft (officially the NFL Annual Player Selection Meeting) is an annual sports draft in which National Football League (NFL) teams take turns selecting amateur college American football players and other first-time eligible players. ... The 1957 NFL Draft was held on November 27, 1956. ... The Pro Bowl is the National Football Leagues all-star game. ... City San Francisco, California Other nicknames Niners, The Red And Gold, Bay Bombers Team colors Cardinal red, metallic gold and black Head Coach Mike Nolan Owner Denise DeBartolo York and John York General manager none Mascot Sourdough Sam League/Conference affiliations All-America Football Conference (1946-1949) Western Division (1946... City San Francisco, California Other nicknames Niners, The Red And Gold, Bay Bombers Team colors Cardinal red, metallic gold and black Head Coach Mike Nolan Owner Denise DeBartolo York and John York General manager none Mascot Sourdough Sam League/Conference affiliations All-America Football Conference (1946-1949) Western Division (1946... August 14 is the 226th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (227th in leap years), with 139 days remaining. ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... Navy quarterback Aaron Polanco sets up to throw. ... City San Francisco, California Other nicknames Niners, The Red And Gold, Bay Bombers Team colors Cardinal red, metallic gold and black Head Coach Mike Nolan Owner Denise DeBartolo York and John York General manager none Mascot Sourdough Sam League/Conference affiliations All-America Football Conference (1946-1949) Western Division (1946... The Champions Tour, a golf tour run by the PGA TOUR, hosts 30 events annually in the United States and Canada for golfers 50 and older. ... In golf the distinction between amateurs and professionals is rigorously maintained. ...


Brodie was born in San Francisco, California. He grew up in the Montclair district of Oakland and attended Montclair Grammar (later Elementary) School and Oakland Technical High School and was a standout athlete even then. He went on to attend Stanford University, where he was admitted to the Zeta Psi fraternity. He graduated in 1956, and was selected as a consensus All-American the same year. He first appeared with the 49ers as a rookie in 1957, seeing limited action. He got more playing time in 1958 through 1960, sharing time with Y.A. Tittle, and became the starter in 1961, holding that role through 1973. Nickname: The City by the Bay; Fog City; The City Location of the City and County of San Francisco, California Coordinates: Country United States of America State California City-County San Francisco  - Mayor Gavin Newsom Area    - City  47 sq mi (122 km²)  - Land  46. ... Oakland Technical High School, in Oakland, California, known locally as Oakland Tech, is a public high school located on Broadway in North Oakland. ... The Leland Stanford Junior University, commonly known as Stanford University (or simply Stanford), is a private university located approximately 37 miles (60 kilometers) southeast of San Francisco and approximately 20 miles northwest of San José in an unincorporated area of Santa Clara County. ... The Zeta Psi Fraternity of North America Inc. ... Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... An All-America team is a sports team composed of star players. ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... Yelberton Abraham Tittle (October 24, 1926, Marshall, Texas) is a former American Football quarterback who played for the Baltimore Colts, San Francisco 49ers, and the New York Giants. ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ...


He was among the leading passers in the league throughout the 1960s. His best statistical year was 1965 when he led the League in passing average (3,112 yards) and touchdowns (30). He appeared in the Pro Bowl in 1965 and 1970. Also, in 1970, he received the NFL's Most Valuable Player Award. Dr. Seuss Jean Shepherd Ringo Starr John Steinbeck Gloria Steinem Tom Stoppard Hunter S. Thompson Gore Vidal Peter Vincent Kurt Vonnegut Andy Warhol Alan Watts Bob Weir Brian Wilson Tom Wolfe There were six Olympics held during the decade. ... The Pro Bowl is the National Football Leagues all-star game. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ... The NFL Most Valuable Player Award is given by various entities, most notably the Associated Press, to the player who has contributed the most to the success of the players team. ...


For many years Brodie was affiliated with the Church of Scientology and was one of their leading celebrity spokespersons. His experience with them soured during a Sea Org power struggle in which several of Brodie's friends were expelled and/or harassed, and Brodie resigned in solidarity with them. Said Brodie, "There were many in the church I felt were treated unfairly". [1] Prior to this, Brodie was one of the first 25 Scientologists to achieve the level of OTVII in the church. Mimi Rogers served as his auditor. The Church of Scientology is the largest organization devoted to the practice and the promotion of the Scientology belief system. ... It has been suggested that Rehabilitation Project Force be merged into this article or section. ... Mimi Rogers (born Miriam Spickler on January 27, 1956 in Coral Gables, Florida) is an American movie actress and competitive poker player. ...


After he retired from his football career, Brodie competed as a professional golfer on the Senior PGA Tour from 1985 to 1999. He had one win and more than ten top-10 finishes. This list of golf players, known as golfers includes the most notable players of the sport, who are almost exclusively professionals in the sport. ... The Champions Tour, a golf tour run by the PGA TOUR, hosts 30 events annually in the United States and Canada for golfers 50 and older. ... 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ...


One of his daughters is Erin Brodie, who found some fame on television in 2003, while another daughter is married to former NFL quarterback Chris Chandler. 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Chris Chandler is a quarterback for the St. ...


In 2006, Brodie's number 12 jersey was brought out of retirement and worn by Trent Dilfer, backup quarterback for the 49ers. Dilfer, a close personal friend of Brodie, hopes to bring attention to Brodie's bid for enshrinement in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Trent Farris Dilfer (born March 13, 1972 in Santa Cruz, California) is an American football quarterback who currently plays for the San Francisco 49ers of the NFL. He previously played for the Seattle Seahawks, Baltimore Ravens, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and was traded from the Cleveland Browns in May 2006 for... The Pro Football Hall of Fame is the National Football Leagues Hall of Fame. ...


Senior PGA Tour wins

The AT&T Champions Classic is a golf tournament on the Champions Tour. ...

See also

The Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame honors sports figures who have made a significant impact in the San Francisco Bay Area. ...

References

  1. ^ Sappell, Joel, Welkos, Robert W.. "The Courting of Celebrities", Los Angeles Times, 1990-06-25, p. A18:5. Retrieved on 2006-06-06. Additional convenience link at [1].
Preceded by
Roman Gabriel
NFL Most Valuable Player
1970 season
Succeeded by
Alan Page
Preceded by
Y.A. Tittle
San Francisco 49ers Starting Quarterbacks
1961-1973
Succeeded by
Steve Spurrier
Preceded by
Bobby Garrett
Stanford Starting Quarterbacks
1954-1956
Succeeded by
Jack Douglas
NFL MVP Award from the Associated Press.
1957: Jim Brown | 1958: Gino Marchetti | 1959: Charlie Conerly | 1960: Norm Van Brocklin & Joe Schmidt| 1961: Paul Hornung | 1962: Jim Taylor | 1963: Y. A. Tittle | 1964: Johnny Unitas | 1965: Jim Brown | 1966: Bart Starr | 1967: Johnny Unitas | 1968: Earl Morrall | 1969: Roman Gabriel | 1970: John Brodie | 1971: Alan Page | 1972: Larry Brown | 1973: O. J. Simpson | 1974: Ken Stabler | 1975: Fran Tarkenton | 1976: Bert Jones | 1977: Walter Payton | 1978: Terry Bradshaw | 1979: Earl Campbell | 1980: Brian Sipe | 1981: Ken Anderson | 1982: Mark Moseley | 1983: Joe Theismann| 1984: Dan Marino | 1985: Marcus Allen | 1986: Lawrence Taylor | 1987: John Elway | 1988: Boomer Esiason | 1989: Joe Montana | 1990: Joe Montana | 1991: Thurman Thomas | 1992: Steve Young | 1993: Emmitt Smith | 1994: Steve Young | 1995: Brett Favre | 1996: Brett Favre | 1997: Brett Favre & Barry Sanders| 1998: Terrell Davis | 1999: Kurt Warner | 2000: Marshall Faulk | 2001: Kurt Warner | 2002: Rich Gannon | 2003: Peyton Manning & Steve McNair| 2004: Peyton Manning | 2005: Shaun Alexander | 2006: LaDainian Tomlinson

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