Full Name: Bill Walsh [William Ernest Walsh]
Profession: American Football Coach
Why Famous: Walsh is credited with inventing the West Coast offense, which revolutionized the game of football. As head coach of the San Fransisco 49ers, he won three Super Bowls and was named NFL Coach of the Year twice.
- 1989-01-22 After winning his third Super Bowl as head coach of the San Francisco 49ers, Bill Walsh retires