1946 San Francisco 49ers season

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1946 San Francisco 49ers season
Head coach Buck Shaw
Home field Kezar Stadium
Results
Record 9–5
Division place 2nd AAFC West
Playoff finish did not qualify
Uniform
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Timeline
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N/A 1947

The 1946 AAFC season San Francisco 49ers season was not only their inaugural season, but also the first season of the league's existence. Despite losing their first game as a team and having a stretch of five consecutive road games, the 49ers went 9–5,[1] earning the second-best record in the West division (third-best overall). The 49ers also outscored every other team except for the eventual season champions, the Cleveland Browns.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Pre Season[edit]

Date Opponent Result Score Record
August 24, 1946 Los Angeles Dons at San Diego W 17–7 1–0
September 1, 1946 Chicago Rockets W 34–14 2–0

Regular Season[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Score Record
1 September 6, 1946 New York Yankees L 21–7 0–1
2 September 15, 1946 Miami Seahawks W 21–14 1–1
3 September 22, 1946 Brooklyn Dodgers W 32–13 2–1
4 September 29, 1946 at Chicago Rockets L 24–7 2–2
5 October 8, 1946 at Miami Seahawks W 34–7 3–2
6 October 12, 1946 at Los Angeles Dons W 23–14 4–2
7 October 19, 1946 at Buffalo Bisons L 17–14 4–3
8 October 27, 1946 at Cleveland Browns W 34–20 5–3
9 November 2, 1946 Buffalo Bisons W 27–14 6–3
10 November 10, 1946 Cleveland Browns L 14–7 6–4
11 November 17, 1946 at New York Yankees L 10–9 6–5
12 November 24, 1946 at Brooklyn Dodgers W 30–14 7–5
13 November 30, 1946 Chicago Rockets W 14–0 8–5
14 December 8, 1946 Los Angeles Dons W 48–7 9–5

Standings[edit]

AAFC West
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Cleveland Browns 12 2 0 .857 423 137 W-5
San Francisco 49ers 9 5 0 .643 307 189 W-3
Los Angeles Dons 7 5 2 .583 305 290 T-1
Chicago Rockets 5 6 3 .455 263 315 T-1

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