The San Francisco 49ers began to play in 1946 as charter member in the All-America Football Conference.
The team moved to the NFL in 1950 after the collapse of the AFFC.
In March 31 1977, Edward J. DeBartolo Jr. became the new team owner and dedicated himself to improve the team and finally win a championship.
In 1979 DeBartolo promoted the offensive coordinator,Bill Walsh to head coach and go on and lead the team to their first championship.
The 49ers won their first championship beating Cincinnati in Super Bowl XVI with a score of 26-21
Beat the Miami Dolphins in Super Bowl XIX to win second championship.
Won in Super Bowl XXIII by beating Cincinnati 20-16
Bill Walsh retires coaching after winning six NFC west title and three SuperBowls
George Seifert became the new head coach.
Steve Young replaced Joe Montana as quarterback
49ers go on to win two more SuperBowls in the 80s by defeating the Denver Broncos and San Diego Chargers.
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