Team Facts

Firsts, Records, Odds & Ends

Franchise Granted:
June 4, 1944 as Charter Member of AAFC

First Season:
1946 

Merged into NFL:
1950 

Stadium:
Levi's Stadium

Super Bowl Championships:
XVI, XIX, XXIII, XXIV, XXIX 

NFC Championships:
1981, 1984, 1988, 1989, 1994, 2012 

NFC Western Division Championships:
1970, 1971, 1972, 1981, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997

NFC West Division Championship:
2002, 2011, 2012

All-Time Record:
(At Start of 2017 Season)
591-483-16 

AAFC Record:
39-15-2 

NFL Record:
552-468-14

Retired Uniform Numbers:
#8 Steve Young
#12 John Brodie
#16 Joe Montana
#34 Joe Perry
#37 Jimmy Johnson
#39 Hugh McElhenny
#42 Ronnie Lott,
#70 Charlie Krueger
#73 Leo Nomellini
#79 Bob St. Clair
#80 Jerry Rice
#87 Dwight Clark

 

  • First Draft Choice, AAFC: Glenn Davis, B, Army, 1947.
  • First Draft Choice, NFL: Leo Nomellini, T, Minnesota, 1950.
  • First Regular-Season Game/AAFC: A 21-7 loss to the New York Yankees, 9/8/46.
  • First Regular-Season Game/NFL: A 21-17 loss to the New York Yanks, 9/17/50.
  • First Regular-Season Points/AAFC: A 12-yard pass from Frankie Albert to John Strzykalski, who lateraled to Len Eshmont who completed the 66-yard TD play.
  • First Regular-Season Points/NFL: A two-yard touchdown pass from Frankie Albert to Andy Salata.
  • First Winning Season/AAFC: 1946 (9-5).
  • First Winning Season/NFL: 1951 (7-4-1).
  • First Playoff Appearance/AAFC: A 17-7 victory over the New York Yankees in the 1949 AAFC Playoff game, 12/4/49.
  • First Playoff Appearance/NFL: A 31-27 loss to the Detroit Lions in the NFL Playoff game, 12/22/57.
  • First Super Bowl Appearance: A 26-21 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals in Super Bowl XVI, 1/24/82.
  • First All-NFL Selection: T Leo Nomellini, 1951.
  • First 49ers Elected to the Hall of Fame: RB Joe Perry and DT Leo Nomellini, 1969.
  • First 1,000-Yard Rusher: Joe Perry, 1,018 yards (1953).
  • First to Pass 400 Yards in a Game: Joe Montana, 408 yards vs. the St. Louis Cardinals, 11/21/82.
  • Most Yards Rushing, Career: Frank Gore, 11,073 yards (2005-2014).
  • Most Yards Passing, Career: Joe Montana, 35,124 yards (1979-1992).
  • Most Receptions, Career: Jerry Rice, 1,281 receptions (1985-2000).
  • All-Time Leading Scorer: Jerry Rice, 1,130 points (1985-2000).



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