San Francisco 49ers

American football team in the National Football League

The San Francisco 49ers are a professional American football team. The team plays its home games in Santa Clara, California at Levi's Stadium, as the teams head office and practice areas are located there. The 49ers are at this moment part of the Western Division of the National Football Conference (NFC) in the National Football League (NFL).

San Francisco 49ers
Current season
Established June 4, 1944; 76 years ago (1944-06-04)[1]
First season: 1946
Play in Levi's Stadium
Santa Clara, California
Headquartered in Marie P. DeBartolo Sports Center
Santa Clara, California
San Francisco 49ers logo
San Francisco 49ers wordmark
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League/conference affiliations

All-America Football Conference (1946–1949)

  • Western Division (1946–1948)

National Football League (1950–present)

Current uniform
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Team colorsRed, gold[2][3]
         
MascotSourdough Sam
Personnel
Owner(s)John York
ChairmanDenise DeBartolo York
John York (co-chairs)
CEOJed York
PresidentAl Guido
General managerJohn Lynch
Head coachKyle Shanahan
Team history
  • San Francisco 49ers (1946–present)
Team nicknames
  • Niners
  • The Red and Gold
  • Niner Empire
  • Niner Gang
Championships
League championships (5)
Conference championships (7)
  • NFC: 1981, 1984, 1988, 1989, 1994, 2012, 2019
Division championships (20)
  • NFC West: 1970, 1971, 1972, 1981, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 2002, 2011, 2012, 2019
Playoff appearances (27)
Home fields

The team is called the 49ers because of San Francisco's history in the Gold Rush of 1849. The team colors are red, gold, and silver. The color Gold is used because of the gold from the gold rush.

The 49ers lost to the Baltimore Ravens in the 2013 Super Bowl, 34-31 after nearly coming back after the power outage.

Head coachesEdit

Other websitesEdit


  1. "San Francisco 49ers Team Facts". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Archived from the original on October 3, 2017. Retrieved January 4, 2020.
  2. "Table of Contents" (PDF). 2018 San Francisco 49ers Media Guide. NFL Enterprises, LLC. September 12, 2018. Archived (PDF) from the original on September 17, 2018. Retrieved September 17, 2018.
  3. "San Francisco 49ers Team Capsule" (PDF). 2018 Official National Football League Record and Fact Book. NFL Enterprises, LLC. August 9, 2018. Archived (PDF) from the original on August 11, 2018. Retrieved September 17, 2018.