San Francisco 49ers unveil 'The Catch' statues outside Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara

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Statues depicting 'The Catch' between Joe Montana and Dwight Clark are seen in Santa Clara, Calif. on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018.

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (KGO) -- The San Francisco 49ers unveiled statues outside Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara Sunday that memorialize 'The Catch.'

The statues were unveiled before the 49ers faced the Rams at Levi's.

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'The Catch' was the winning touchdown pass from Joe Montana to Dwight Clark in the 1981 NFC Championship Game between the Cowboys and Niners.

The 350-pound statues of Clark and Joe Montana were placed 23 yards apart - the distance covered on the famed winning play. The representation of Clark, with his hands outstretched, will extend 11 feet in the air.

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