San Francisco 49ers

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San Francisco 49ers
Current season
Established June 4, 1944; 77 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
League/conference affiliations

All-America Football Conference (1946–1949)

  • Western Division (1946–1948)

National Football League (1950–present)

Current uniform
49ers uniforms 18.png
Team colorsRed, gold[2][3]
MascotSourdough Sam
Owner(s)Denise DeBartolo 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 Gang
League championships (5)
Conference championships (7)
Division championships (20)
Playoff appearances (27)
Home fields

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).

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. The 49ers also appeared in Super Bowl LIV, but lost 20-31 against the Kansas City Chiefs.

Head coaches[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "San Francisco 49ers Team Facts". NFL Enterprises, LLC. Archived from the original on October 3, 2017. Retrieved January 4, 2020.
  2. "Table of Contents" (PDF). 2020 San Francisco 49ers Media Guide. NFL Enterprises, LLC. August 17, 2020. Retrieved November 1, 2020.
  3. "San Francisco 49ers Team Capsule". 2020 Official National Football League Record and Fact Book. NFL Enterprises, LLC. August 17, 2020. Archived from the original on August 19, 2020. Retrieved November 1, 2020.
  4. Patra, Kevin (November 30, 2020). "49ers to play next two home games at Cardinals' State Farm Stadium". NFL Enterprises, LLC. Retrieved December 7, 2020.

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