1959 San Francisco 49ers season

The 1959 San Francisco 49ers season was the team's tenth season in the NFL, and were coming off a 6–6–0 record in 1956, however, they ended without qualifying for the playoffs. After starting the season 6–1, they lost 4 out of their last 5 games and ended with a 7–5 record.

1959 San Francisco 49ers season
Head coachRed Hickey
OwnerVictor Morabito
Home fieldKezar Stadium
Results
Record7–5
Division place3rd NFL Western
Playoff finishDid not qualify

Top playersEdit

The season was good for Y. A. Tittle, as he completed 51.3% of his passes for 1331 yds and 10 touchdowns. Tommy Davis scored the most points, 67 out of the team's total of 255.

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Record Game site Attendance
1 September 27 Philadelphia Eagles W 24–14 1–0 Kezar Stadium
41,697
2 October 4 Los Angeles Rams W 34–0 2–0 Kezar Stadium
56,028
3 October 11 at Green Bay Packers L 20–21 2–1 City Stadium
32,150
4 October 18 at Detroit Lions W 34–13 3–1 Briggs Stadium
52,585
5 October 25 Chicago Bears W 20–17 4–1 Kezar Stadium
59,045
6 November 1 Detroit Lions W 33–7 5–1 Kezar Stadium
59,064
7 November 8 at Los Angeles Rams W 24–16 6–1 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
94,276
8 November 15 at Chicago Bears L 3–14 6–2 Wrigley Field
42,157
9 November 22 at Baltimore Colts L 14–45 6–3 Memorial Stadium
56,007
10 November 29 at Cleveland Browns W 21–20 7–3 Cleveland Stadium
53,763
11 December 5 Baltimore Colts L 14–34 7–4 Kezar Stadium
59,075
12 December 13 Green Bay Packers L 14–36 7–5 Kezar Stadium
55,997

StandingsEdit

NFL Western Conference
W L T PCT CONF PF PA STK
Baltimore Colts 9 3 0 .750 9–1 374 251 W5
Chicago Bears 8 4 0 .667 6–4 252 196 W7
San Francisco 49ers 7 5 0 .583 5–5 255 237 L2
Green Bay Packers 7 5 0 .583 6–4 248 246 W4
Detroit Lions 3 8 1 .273 2–8 203 275 L1
Los Angeles Rams 2 10 0 .167 2–8 242 315 L8

Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.

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