San Francisco 49ers Logo – The San Francisco 49ers (commonly known as the niners), are a professional American in football in the National Football League ( NFL), based in the city of San Francisco. Their home games play them in Candlestick Park. Currently part of the Western Division of the National Football Conference (NFC).
The 49ers began play in 1946 as founding members of the All-America Football Conference (AAFC) and joined the NFL in 1950 after the AAFC merged with it.The team was the first franchise of the NFL to win 5 Superbowls. Today is the second in number of titles, behind the Pittsburgh Steelers (6) and tied with the Dallas Cowboys, with 5 each. It is the only team not only has not lost a Super Bowl and has also won more than one.
During the 80′s and early 90′s formed a dynasty that gave 5 wins in the Superbowl, four duarante 80. The 49ers won 10 games or more for 16 straight seasons. Mainly notable were the teams of 1984 and 1989 seasons. These teams played Joe Montana, 3-time MVP of the Superbowl (XVI, XIX and XXIV), Ronnie Lott, pro-bowler throughout his career, Steve Young, MVP of Super Bowl XXIX and keeps the best average quarterback rating of League and Jerry Rice , MVP of Super Bowl XXIII touchdowns and leading the league. The name 49ers comes from the name given to the gold seekers who came to northern California in 1849 during the so-called Gold Rush.