49ers Female Ownership: Matriarchs of the Red & Gold
Throughout the years, the influence of 49ers female ownership has gone beyond the football field. From supporting numerous charity events and fundraisers to assisting children and needy families, the main focus of ownership's community engagement has been educating and empowering Bay Area youth.
Wally Yonamine: Pro Football's Nisei Pioneer
Just four months after Jackie Robinson broke the color line in professional baseball, Kaname "Wally" Yonamine lined up in the San Francisco 49ers backfield and became the first athlete of Japanese ancestry to play pro football, helping open the door to people of color in American sports.