Joe Namath for Beautymist

Long before Joe Namath tried to drunkenly kiss women, he dressed like them. In 1974, shortly after the height of his pretty boy all-star days as the Super Bowl win-guaranteeing quarterback of the New York Jets, Namath boldly did this advertisement for Beautymist Panty Hose, in which he wears a pair of pantyhose and shows off his killer, ladylike gams. (Though Namath claims in the ad he doesn’t normally wear pantyhose, many football players do and did – it keeps their legs warm.)

Brian Boone

From the middle of nowhere in the Pacific Northwest, I contribute to the Retroist, write for trivia publications, and blog about music in a humorous fashion. I feel about "Back to the Future" the way you feel about "Star Wars." Also, I'm married and have a child (sorry ladies, orphans).

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