The San Francisco 49ers are a professional American Football team that is based in the San Francisco Bay Area. They compete in the NFL as a member of the NFC’s West division.
Originally the 49ers were in the AAFC (All-American Football Conference), back when they were founded in 1946, but they joined the NFL in 1949 when the two leagues merged. They were the first major league professional sports franchise that was based in San Francisco, and they are amazingly the 10th oldest franchise in the NFL!
The team began playing at Kezar Stadium in San Francisco before they moved to Candlestick Park in 1971, then onto Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara in 2014. However, since 1988 their headquarters has been located in Santa Clara.
This team has won a total of 5 Super Bowls (which we will talk about more later), all of which were won between 1981 and 1994. These can be found in the 80s when they were home to many Hall of Famers such as Joe Montana, Jerry Rice, Ronnie Lott, Steve Young, Charles Haley, Fred Dean, and the coaches Bills Walsh and George Seifert.
While they won 5 Super Bowls, they also played in a total of 7 Super Bowls, which is ranked as being 3rd all-time in the NFL.
Today, we will tell you a little more about the San Francisco 49ers, including their history, Super Bowl wins, and their stats for the 2021 Super Bowl so far. So, whether you are looking at odds for a San Francisco 49ers win, or if you are just a fan of the team, we have everything you want right here.
The 49ers may not have been making a tonne of appearances in the Super Bowl lately, but they still have much to be proud of as a team. They rank as the 4th all-time in playoff wins, with a total of 32. They have also been in the league playoffs 27 times, 26 times in the NFL, and one time while they were in the AAFC.
They have played in the most NFC championship games with a total of 16, and hosted 10 of these winning games, which is an NFC record!
They have set a plethora of NFL records, these include; most consecutive away games won with a total of 18, most points scored in a single postseason with a total of 131, most consecutive seasons leading the league in scoring with a total of 4, and the most consecutive games scored, which was a total of 420 games from 1979 until 2004. There are all these and more.
But there is much more to the 49ers than their oodles of records set.
History of the team.
Had it not been for the Browns, who had won four championships and lost only four games in the league’s years of operation, then the 49ers would have been the AAFCs dominant team before the merger.
Their total record was an incredible 39-15-2. They had handed the Browns two of their four defeats, but they at least finished second every year. Even in their attendance, the 49ers were still second best to Cleveland in the AAFC.
However, when they moved …….