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This Day in The Bay: Y.A. Tittle's First 300-Yard Passing Day


November 9, 1952

On this day, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Y.A. Tittle recorded the first 300-yard passing day of his NFL career.

Tittle completed 16-of-29 passes for 341 and two touchdowns against the New York Giants. Wide receiver Gordy Soltau grabbed 10 of Tittle's passes for 196 yards. In 10 seasons with the 49ers, Tittle threw for 16,016 yards and 108 touchdowns. He was the first 49ers quarterback inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1971.

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