July 23, 1937 |
|1962||AFL New York Titans|
Dean Zachary Look (born July 23, 1937 in Lansing, Michigan) was an American college and Professional Football player. A quarterback at Michigan State and for the American Football League (AFL) New York Titans, a Major League Baseball (MLB) outfielder, and American football official in the National Football League (NFL). He is most notable for his 29 years of service as an NFL official and was the side judge who signaled touchdown on the historical Joe Montana to Dwight Clark pass better known as "The Catch" during the 1982 NFC Championship game between the Dallas Cowboys and the San Francisco 49ers. As an official, Look wore the uniform number 49 and was assigned to three Super Bowls—Super Bowl XIII in 1979, Super Bowl XV in 1981, and Super Bowl XXVII in 1993.
Look was an All-American college football quarterback in 1959 playing for the Michigan State Spartans football team. He was drafted a year later by the Denver Broncos of the AFL, but played only one game in his career with the New York Titans in 1962.
Look had a brief stint in MLB playing three games for the 1961 Chicago White Sox of the American League. He had six at bats without getting a hit, pinch hitting in 2 games and getting his lone start in left field on September 30 against the Baltimore Orioles. He went 0 for 4.