San Francisco 49ers Football Quarterback
quar·ter·back [kwawr-ter-bak] - to lead or direct
The history of the San Francisco 49ers dates back to 1946, when the 49ers joined the now-defunct All-American Football Conference. In 1950, the San Francisco 49ers joined the NFL after the AAFC merged with the NFL. The San Francisco 49ers are owned by the DeBartolo Family, who purchased the team in 1978. Candlestick Park is the home of the San Francisco 49ers and it opened in 1960. Candlestick Park currently seats 70,207. The San Francisco 49ers are a member of the National Football Conference of the National Football League and compete in the NFC West Division.