The San Francisco 49ers are coming off their sixth Super Bowl appearance and are once again energizing football fans throughout the Bay Area. In San Francisco 49ers: The Complete Illustrated History, author and longtime sports reporter Matt Maiocco explores the full history of this iconic franchise, in the All-America Football Conference as California’s first major league pro sports team up through the latest Super Bowl glory. Accompanied by tons of photos, Maiocco offers details and insight into the teams, players, and games that have defined the Niners legacy over nearly seven decades. In addition to recounting well-known themes and storylines—the dynasty under Bill Walsh and Joe Montana, rivalries with the Dallas Cowboys and other teams, profiles of star players, analysis of pivotal games—this book presents lesser-known stories and season recaps to provide fans of the Red and Gold with a deeper understanding of their favorite team.
Packed with illustrations, this visually vibrant book offers vintage imagery, high-quality action photos, and a wide range of ephemera and memorabilia from throughout the decades, including program covers, pennants, ticket stubs, cards, and much more. With an unmatched depth of information and wealth of visual material, San Francisco 49ers: The Complete Illustrated History is the ultimate fan souvenir and reference book for the Golden Gate City’s beloved football dynasty.