The San Francisco 49ers have won more than 500 games since its founding and is a favorite team among many football enthusiasts. The team made seven total Super Bowl appearances and won five championships. Six 49ers teams belong to the NFL 100 greatest teams in history, and the team hosted seven of the top 100 games in NFL history. The 49ers won numerous awards over the years, including the Ed Block Courage Award, named after the Baltimore Colts trainer Ed Block. This award goes to players recognized for their courage and commitment to sportsmanship. Other awards include the Len Eshmont Award, Matt Hazeltine Award, Thomas Herrion Award, Bobb McKittrick Award, Bill Walsh Award and Garry Niver Award. One of the 49ers' greatest players is Jerry Rice, the Hall of Famer and NFL legend. Rice was featured in the ESPN Body issue in 2018 for continuing to stay in peak shape even in his 50s. You can find tickets to this historic team's games at StubHub.
What was the San Francisco 49ers’ record last season?
The San Francisco 49ers record in 2019 was 13 wins to three losses and zero ties. Their overall record, however, is far more impressive with 591 wins to 490 losses and 16 ties.
Who are the team leaders?
The 49ers all-time passing team leader is Joe Montana. Frank Gore is the all-time rushing leader, and three records are held by Jerry Rice for all-time receiving, all-time scoring and all-time AV.
Who is the head coach for the San Francisco 49ers?
Kyle Shanahan is the current San Francisco 49ers head coach. Coach Shanahan spent two seasons before heading the 49ers with the Atlanta Falcons as their offensive coordinator. Coach Shanahan spent 15 seasons coaching in the NFL for not just the Atlanta Falcons but also for the Cleveland Browns, Washington Football Team and the Houston Texans. Coach Shanahan has experience playing college football as a wide receiver at Duke University and the University of Texas. Coach Shanahan comes from a pedigree of NFL as his father Mike Shanahan was the head coach of the Denver Broncos for 13 years and for the Washington Football Team for three years.
Where do the San Francisco 49ers play their home games?
Levi's Stadium is the home to the San Francisco 49ers. It boasts beautiful luxury suites to all 49ers games, with glass windows, flat-screen TVs and concierge service. The stadium’s design includes many recycled building parts where possible for eco-friendly construction. The concessions also emphasize locality and farm-to-table items. Levi's Stadium’s electric sourcing is also eco-friendly as it is generated by solar panels, and all the wood used in the suites is reclaimed from an airplane hangar found in Mountain View, California.
Who are the rivals to the San Francisco 49ers?
The Dallas Cowboys is the San Francisco 49ers rival team. The teams went head to head in 1992, 1993 and 1994 for the NFC championship. The teams met a total of seven times for the playoffs. The teams’ rivalry is also heavily fueled by the fanbase of both teams.
Who are the all-stars of the San Francisco 49ers?
The San Francisco 49ers includes players Joe Perry, Leo Nomellini, Y. A. Tittle, Hugh McElhenny, Bob St. Clair, John Henry Johnson, John Brodie, Charlie Krueger, Jimmy Johnson, Dave Wilcox, Dwight Clark, Joe Montana, Bill Walsh, Fred Dean, Ronnie Lott, Steve Young, Jerry Rice, Roger Craig, R. C. Owens and Gordy Soltau. Coach George Seifert, who was the head coach for the 49ers from 1989 through 1996, won the most games for the 49ers during his tenure.
What early history should I know about the San Francisco 49ers?
Tony Morabito founded the San Francisco 49ers, which first began to play in 1946 during the postwar economic boom. In 1950, it officially became part of the NFL franchise. The 1970s was a great period for the 49ers as they won three NFC Western division titles in 1970, 1971 and 1972 in a row. The team was sold to Edward J. DeBartolo Jr. in 1977. After Bill Walsh got hired as the offensive specialist, the team won its first Super Bowl title in 1982 against the Cincinnati Bengals.