Super Bowl III (January 12, 1969)

On this date in 1969, the New York Jets beat the heavily favored Baltimore Colts in the first ever Super Bowl held in Miami.

Aerial view of the Orange Bowl during Super Bowl III (January 12, 1969)

Aerial view of the Orange Bowl during Super Bowl III (January 12, 1969)

Joe Namath led the underdog Jets to a 16-7 victory in front of a crowd of more than 75,000 fans at the Orange Bowl.

New York Jets quarterback Joe Namath speaking in Fort Lauderdale (1972)

New York Jets quarterback Joe Namath speaking in Fort Lauderdale (1972)

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