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Relive Classic Moments in 49ers History!
Thrilling victories, crushing defeats, comical mishaps, and colorful coaches, players, and fans-these are the legendary moments and larger-than-life personalities that have made the San Francisco 49ers a gridiron favorite.
In Stadium Stories: San Francisco 49ers, veteran journalist Dennis Georgatos shares his favorite memories of this beloved team. Together you'll relive the highs and lows and become reacquainted with some of the team's all-time greatest heroes and legends including:
" The 49ers famous Alley-Oop pass play from the 1957 season
" Foggy, windy Kezar Stadium, home to the 49ers (and millions of earthworms) from 1946 to 1971
" John Brodie and the "almost-great" 49ers teams of the 1960s and early '70s
" The glory years of Bill Walsh, Joe Montana, Jerry Rice, and Steve Young
The 49ers are as much a part of San Francisco as the bay, the fog, and the cable cars climbing halfway to the stars. From the shores of Candlestick Point to Kezar Stadium's raucus environs, the 49ers wrote a roller-coaster tale of unparalleled success and agonizing failure. Whether they were struggling or winning championships, the Scarlet and Gold engendered a passionate following. Catch a glimpse of the stories, the players and the coaches, the games and the plays, fueling that passion among 49ers' fans. There's R.C. Owens and Y.A. Tittle combining on the fabled "Alley Oop," John Brodie's near championships, and the 49ers' transformation under Bill Walsh and Joe Montana. It is all part of an incredible football journey that began almost 60 years ago, one that is still taking new twists and turns today.
The 49ers are as much a part of San Francisco as the bay, the fog, and the cable cars climbing halfway to the stars. Join veteran sportswriter Dennis Georgatos as he recounts the highlights of this great team.