The 1959San Francisco 49ers season was the team's 10th season in the NFL, and were coming off a 6-6-0 record in 1958. However, they ended without qualifying for the playoffs. After starting the season 6-1-0, they lost 4 out of their last 5 games and ended with a 7-5-0 record.
The season was good for Y.A. Tittle, as he completed 51.3% of his passes for 1,331 yds and 10 touchdowns. KickerTommy Davis scored the most points, with 67 out of the team's total of 255. J.D. Smith rushed for 1,036 yards and 10 touchdowns, and Billy Wilson caught 44 passes for 540 yards and 4 touchdowns.