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A career retrospective by one of the San Francisco 49ers official team photographers spanning the pre and post Super Bowl era and the glory days of Walsh, Montana, Rice, Young and Lott.The book contains not only the defining peak of action and behind the scenes images, but also the personal anecdotes and reflections of trying to overcome the intellectual, emotional, spiritual, physical and financial challenges of trying to put yourself in the right place at the right time doing the right thing along the sidelines of the National Football League.Contains over 500 black and white and color images. Meet Phil McManus, native San Franciscan, Baby Boomer, street cop—a guy trying to make sense of his past and desperate about his future in a rapidly changing world. His 29-year old boss is driving him to retirement after 37 years in the SFPD, just as a surprise romance with a beautiful, self-sufficient hyper-confident woman offers McManus the promise of a new life. But there is mayhem in Phil’s beloved city. When his high school football teammate-a former NFL player and Assistant SF Fire Chief—is found stabbed and brutally murdered in the fog at Lands End, McManus becomes a prime suspect. Soon, he will begin to appreciate his mother’s childhood warning: “Don’t get your hopes up, Phil. Just when things go good, they go bad.”Take a riveting ride with Officer Phil McManus and find out what lies in wait at Lands End. A retrospective look at the 2007 Abraham Lincoln HS Mustangs quest to become only the third team in San Francisco history to win three consecutive city high school football championships.The book contains not only defining peak of action and behind the scenes imagery, but also the personal anecdotes and reflections by one of the San Francisco 49ers team photographers who is a Lincoln alumnus.Contains over 100 color and black and white images

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