Veteran Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino is a football legend. Known for the awesome strength of his throwing arm and quick release, he has thrown for more yards than any other quarterback in history. He also holds the record for touchdowns in a single season. Beckett Great Sports Heroes: Dan Marino pays warm tribute to this one-man powerhouse. Lavishly illustrated in full color, each Beckett Great Sports Heroes volume features distinguished sports authorities assessing the career of one of the greatest athletes of our time. Each book is a piece of history, a celebration of a sports legend. . . . Dan Marino was named Rookie of the Year in 1983, All-NFL and Most Valuable Player in 1984 by Sporting News, and Quarterback of the Year for 1984 and 1985 by NFL Alumni. In 1994, Marino ranked first in the AFC for passing efficiency, and in 1996 he became #1 for Career Passing Yardage in the NFL.