1959 San Francisco 49ers season

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1959 San Francisco 49ers season
Head coach Red Hickey
Owner Victor Morabito
Home field Kezar Stadium
Results
Record 7–5–0
Division place 3rd NFL Western
Playoff finish did not qualify
Uniform
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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 6–1–0, they lost 4 out of their last 5 games and ended with a 7–5–0 record.

Top players[edit]

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.

Schedule[edit]

# Date Visitor Score Home Record Attendance
1 September 27 Philadelphia Eagles 24–14 San Francisco 49ers 1–0–0
41,697
2 October 4 Los Angeles Rams 34–0 San Francisco 49ers 2–0–0
56,028
3 October 11 San Francisco 49ers 21–20 Green Bay Packers 2–1–0
32,150
4 October 18 San Francisco 49ers 34–13 Detroit Lions 3–1–0
52,585
5 October 25 Chicago Bears 20–17 San Francisco 49ers 4–1–0
59,045
6 November 1 Detroit Lions 33–7 San Francisco 49ers 5–1–0
59,064
7 November 8 San Francisco 49ers 24–16 Los Angeles Rams 6–1–0
94,276
8 November 15 San Francisco 49ers 14–3 Chicago Bears 6–2–0
42,157
9 November 22 San Francisco 49ers 45–14 Baltimore Colts 6–3–0
56,007
10 November 29 San Francisco 49ers 21–20 Cleveland Browns 7–3–0
53,763
11 December 5 Baltimore Colts 34–14 San Francisco 49ers 7–4–0
59,075
12 December 13 Green Bay Packers 36–14 San Francisco 49ers 7–5–0
55,997

Standings[edit]

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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