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1959 San Francisco 49ers season
Head Coach Red Hickey
Home Field Kezar Stadium
Results
Record 7-5-0
Place 3rd Western Conference
Playoff Finish did not qualify
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The 1959 San 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.

Top playersEdit

The season was good for Y.A. Tittle, as he completed 51.3% of his passes for 1,331 yds and 10 touchdowns. Kicker Tommy 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.

NFL DraftEdit

Round Pick # Player Position College
1 5 Dave Baker Halfback Oklahoma
1 8 Dan James Center Ohio St
2 17 Bob Harrison Linebacker Oklahoma
3 29 Eddie Dove Halfback Colorado
4 41 Monte Clark Tackle USC

PreseasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent Result Score Record Att. Location
August 16 Washington W 27-24 1-0 21,201 Kezar Stadium
August 23 Green Bay L 24-17 1-1 18,916 Kezar Stadium
August 30 Cleveland W 17-14 2-1 24,737 Kezar Stadium
September 5 Chicago Cardinals L 27-24 2-2 23,000 Seattle
September 12 at Los Angeles L 48-14 2-3 59,552 LA Coliseum
September 19 New York L 17-13 2-4 18,496 Salt Lake City

Regular SeasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Score Record Att. Location
1 September 27 Philadelphia W 24-14 1-0 41,697 Kezar Stadium
2 October 4 Los Angeles W 34-0 2-0 56,028 Kezar Stadium
3 October 11 at Green Bay L 21-20 2-1 32,150 Lambeau Field
4 October 18 at Detroit W 34-13 3-1 52,585 Briggs Stadium
5 October 25 Chicago Bears W 20-17 4-1 59,045 Kezar Stadium
6 November 1 Detroit W 33-7 5-1 59,064 Kezar Stadium
7 November 8 at Los Angeles W 24-16 6-1 94,276 LA Coliseum
8 November 15 at Chicago Bears L 14-3 6-2 42,157 Wrigley Field
9 November 22 at Baltimore L 45-14 6-3 56,007 Memorial Stadium
10 November 29 at Cleveland W 21-20 7-3 53,763 Cleveland Stadium
11 December 5 (Sat) Baltimore L 34-14 7-4 59,075 Kezar Stadium
12 December 13 Green Bay L 36-14 7-5 55,997 Kezar Stadium

StandingsEdit

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

Pro BowlEdit

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