Here are some interesting facts about the San Francisco 49ers:
Unlike many professional teams, the San Francisco 49ers have had the same name since they were founded in 1946. They were a 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. According to Forbes Magazine, the team is the 4th most valuable team in the NFL, with a value of $3 billion as of July 2016 and they are the 10th most valuable sports team in the world.
The San Francisco 49ers logo has had four logo variations, including the original design back in 1946. See the different San Francisco 49ers logo designs that they have had over the years.