PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) â Beaver County is known for producing some of the greatest football players of all time.
Rob Pratte hosted Black and Gold Sunday live from Kuhnâs Market in Hopewell, where he discussed some of these players with Bob Barrickman of WBVP.READ MORE: Neighbors Want Liquor Control Board To Take Action Against Bar In Carnegie
“Joe Namath was probably, if not the greatest football player, or greatest athlete, in Beaver County history,” said Barrickman.
Namath’s career is depicted in a new book titled “Rising Tide: Bear Byrant, Joe Namath, & Dixies Last Quarter.”READ MORE: 2 Allegheny County Lawmakers Introduce Plan To Allow Legal Recreational Marijuana Use In State
The book explores Namath’s ups and down as a star quarterback at the University of Alabama.
Listen to the full show to hear an interview with the author of “Rising Tide.”MORE NEWS: Allegheny County Council Approves Plan To Spent Nearly $100 Million From American Rescue Plan
Black and Gold Sunday airs 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA.