The San Francisco 49ers (also written as the San Francisco Forty Niners) are a professional football team based in the San Francisco Bay Area.
The team was founded in 1946 as a charter member of the All-America Football Conference (AAFC), and joined the NFL in 1949 when the leagues merged. The 49ers were the first major league professional sports franchise based in San Francisco, and are the 10th oldest franchise in the NFL. The team began play at Kezar Stadium in San Francisco before moving to Candlestick Park in 1971, and then to Levi’s Stadium in 2014. Since 1988, the 49ers have been headquartered in Santa Clara.
San Francisco 49ers Stadium: Levi’s Stadium
San Francisco 49ers Logo: The current San Francisco 49ers logo features an oval/ellipse, which alludes to the game ball’s shape and the initials “SF” inside it.
San Francisco 49ers Colors: Scarlet red and metallic gold.
San Francisco 49ers Mascot: Sourdough Sam
How Many Super Bowls Have the San Francisco 49ers Won?
5 – 1981 (XVI), 1984 (XIX), 1988 (XXIII), 1989 (XXIV), 1994 (XXIX)