Also around this time, the helmets were gradually changed over to a silver-colored plastic. This pants design was abandoned from 1972 onwards for a more uniform, subdued beige. The sleeve stripes are now set at an angle to accommodate the even shorter sleeves of modern jerseys, (though the stripes appear straight and parallel to the ground when worn by the players themselves). After winning Super Bowl XXIX however, the team was compelled to revert to wearing its regular 1964-style uniforms (1991 revised design) for the following 1995 season. [9], For the 49ers' uniforms, not much in the overall appearance was drastically changed and much was carried over from the previous Reebok design (such as the truncated sleeve stripes). The 49ers were the second straight NFC West team to start 8–0, with the other being the Rams.

Keep in mind these are the white throwbacks from their championship 1994 season, not their solid black ones. [10] The new design utilizes more breathable fabrics on the jerseys and pants striping (and more moisture-resistant fabrics overall), and a new stretchable "Flywire" elastic stitching on the jersey collar. From the team's inception in 1946 through the early 1960s, the San Francisco 49ers usually wore red, white or silver helmets, white or light-gray pants, and cardinal red (home) and white (road) jerseys. Since 2006, the 49ers have worn red jerseys for all home games including preseason. The switch to solid red socks after the team's BYE week in the middle of the season marked this occurrence. The team also is occasionally compelled to wear red on the road when visiting warm-weather opponents early in the season (if that opponent elects to wear their white jerseys), or if an opponent's established home jersey is white, such as the Dallas Cowboys (and on most occasions the Washington Redskins and Miami Dolphins). He went back a few more times to the States in the 90s and 2000s to watch the 9ers play. They finished their 2019 season with a 13–3 record, their best finish since 2011.

The team also debuted a substantially new uniform design, most notably changing the shade of red used in their jerseys from bright scarlet to a deeper, cardinal red. Also for the 1986 season, the 49ers incorporated a special 40th anniversary patch sewn on the pants along the side of the hips. The 49ers changed uniform designs and color combinations quite often in their first eighteen years of existence. New beige-gold pants with a red-white-red Tristripe in the same style as the helmet were introduced. [2] By the mid-1950s this logo showed the prospector jumping against a backdrop of Kezar Stadium, the team's home from 1946 to 1970. The 2019 season was the San Francisco 49ers' 70th in the National Football League, the 74th overall and their third under the head coach-general manager tandem of Kyle Shanahan and John Lynch. For the helmet's color a shinier, more metallic gold was used, while the helmet striping was changed from red-white-red to black-cardinal-black. For the 2007 season, the 49ers began wearing black cleats, following a growing trend among many teams in the NFL.

The pants striping is also in the classic red-white-red order, though this time in a more standard, medium width and not the thick striping width of the 1976–1995 pants. The 1996 helmet and jersey design with the 1998 gold pants would be worn as the team's regular uniforms until the end of the 2008 season. 49ers to wear throwback uniforms vs. Panthers. From 1964 to 1971, the team's gold pants were unique in that they consisted of two varying colored panels: a more lustrous gold fabric was used on the rear portion of the pants and a lighter-hued, less lustrous beige fabric on the front. The 1964 uniform's basic design would be worn for practically the next thirty seasons with only some minor changes and adjustments, such as a gradual change over from sans-serif to serifed block numerals from 1970–74 and a switch from thin stripes to a very thick pant striping in 1976 (during which white jerseys were also worn at home for most of that season). The new pants also feature zippers along the front, an innovation over the traditional laces used. 49ers Press Conferences & Conference Calls, NFL mock draft database 2016 - 49ers picks across the Internet, 2016 NFL calendar: League year, free agency, draft, salary cap deadlines. On very few occasions from 1971-1973, when traveling to play against teams in warm-weather venues that wore white jerseys at home such as the Los Angeles Rams and New Orleans Saints, the 49ers would don thinner mesh-fabric red jerseys that were missing the usual sleeve stripes and TV numbers. Black trim was added on the sleeve stripes as well, which also now featured an updated oval "SF" logo. The San Francisco 49ers had a lot of information coming out of their State of the Franchise event and one thing that’s worth noting is the day they wear the alternate uniforms. So-called "TV Numbers" appeared on both jerseys in the same year. The updated oval logo (now in cardinal red) had a more stylized, "stretched" black border along with gold trimming, while the intertwined "SF" had thicker black bordering and shadows. 49ers is a registered trademark of the San Francisco 49ers LLC. The 49ers will be wearing their throwback uniforms on Oct. 27, a home contest against the Carolina Panthers. But boy did he love the 49ers. The 49ers' original logo was a mustached 49er gold miner from the 1849 California Gold Rush, dressed in plaidpants and a red shirt, jumping in midair with his hat falling off, and fired pistols in each h… For the subsequent three games until their BYE week, the team again was scheduled to play games wearing the throwback uniforms with white pants and blockshadow numerals, and all three games resulted in wins. 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The scarlet red jerseys kept the traditional three red sleeve stripes, but road jerseys abandoned the previous dual crescent shoulder stripes in favor of three red sleeve stripes (the converse of the home jersey). The smaller TV numerals were moved from the side of the upper sleeve above the sleeve striping to the top of the shoulderpads. Starting in 2002, the 49ers regularly used their 1980s-style (1989 version) scarlet and beige-gold uniform as alternate uniforms for one or two home games (usually for "Alumni Day" and around Christmas). For the 1954 season silver-grey pants were introduced, and in the 1955 season the jersey numerals gained black trim that created a "dropshadow" effect. In 1957 the 49er uniform was altered again; helmets were made gold, accompanied by beige-gold, unstriped pants. When asked when they were going to change their uniforms "back to normal", Dolich replied stating, "Stay tuned. The showcased design would be adopted for the 2009 NFL season. The logo and uniforms of the San Francisco 49ers have evolved since their inception in 1946. As in 1994, the Niners donned white pants full-time for the 1996 season (also wearing them for the 1997 season and 1998 preseason,) though this time the pant stripes were marginally thicker and the colors were reversed to black-cardinal red-black (matching the striping on the helmets). At the conclusion of the 1988 season, in what would be Coach Bill Walsh's final game, five 49ers (including quarterback Joe Montana) would wear red jerseys from circa the 1984 season (distinguishable by thicker sleeve stripes and sans-serif lettering for players' names) during the team's Super Bowl XXIII victory.[3]. The updated uniform design was revealed alongside those of the rest of the league at an official event organized by the NFL and Nike in Brooklyn, New York on April 3, 2012 (with former 49ers quarterback Alex Smith joining fellow players from each team as models). Starting the season 8–0 for the first time since 1990, the 49ers surpassed their win totals from the 2016, 2017, and 2018 seasons combined. The new helmets retained the shinier metallic gold shell color and 1996–2008 stretched oval "SF" logo design (though the oval was in the new brighter shade of red). This site is neither endorsed, nor sponsored by, nor affiliated with San Francisco 49ers or NFL Properties LLC. When the new uniform was debuted the pants remained made of the same lustrous gold material of the 1998–2008 uniform, but by training camp and the preseason the pants were toned down to a duller sheen of flat gold, similar to the 1980s pants but more closely matching the shade of gold used in the new helmets rather than the old khaki/tan. Starting in 1984, there was a change in the numeral font (the number "2" was made a squarer block numeral), along with the gradual incorporation of serifed letters for players' names on the back of the jerseys (completed by the 1986 season). I would have liked maybe a gold trim on the red numbers and then it would have been really cool. [4] Instead of the traditional "SF" oval, this new logo featured a stylized "49ers" in white with black and red shadows, along with a red facemask. The old gray-colored facemask was also switched to a cardinal-red colored one.

The tailoring on the collar was also revised. The earliest version of San Francisco's current primary logo, an intertwined white "SF" within the center of a red oval, also debuted in the 1962 helmet design. The uniform change rumors were confirmed by the team's chief operating officer Andy Dolich at the 49ers' State of the Franchise. On February 17, 2009, 49ers.com officially announced new uniforms to be presented to the public during 49ers Draft Day events on April 25, 2009. By: Kyle Madson. As part of the NFL Color Rush initiative, the 49ers wore their black alternate uniform, but instead of red socks, they replaced the combination with black socks. 49ers to wear throwback uniforms October 27, Golden Nuggets: The NFL explains its decision for not postponing the 49ers/Packers game, Your daily San Francisco 49ers links for Thursday, November 26, 2020, 49ers injury updates: Mostert, Sherman, and Wilson return to practice. Home jerseys were unchanged, but road jerseys featured a new dual crescent shoulder stripe in what is usually called the "UCLA" style. They wore this combination against the Arizona Cardinals on October 6, 2016. In all, the team would wear the retro uniforms on eight occasions: During the 2006 season, the 60th anniversary of the team's inception, a commemorative patch was on the jerseys for all games. 49ers open practice window for RBs Raheem Mostert, Jeff Wilson Jr. 49ers sign safety, add WR and DB to practice squad, 49ers CB K'Waun Williams suspended 2 games, NFL playoff standings: 49ers' unlikely playoff push must start now, Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy. The pants striping became solid red.

For the 2012 NFL season, (and concurrent with the rest of the teams in the league), the official San Francisco 49ers onfield jersey, pants and socks were manufactured by Nike, along with other uniform paraphernalia (undershirts, gloves and cleats; though the latter two are not mandated for all players).