Well, Championship Sunday is here football fans. Let’s take a look back to a day when the 49ers became champions once again.
On this day in 1989, the 49ers defeated the Bengals in Super Bowl XXIII, 20-16. Joe Montana starred again, engineering a fourth quarter drive that gave San Francisco the lead with 34 seconds left in the game.
Jerry Rice had a monster performance and was named MVP. It was Bill Walsh’s last game coaching San Francisco. Check out this segment about the game as originally presented on “America’s Game: The 1988 San Francisco 49ers”: