Coach Bill Walsh and Dr. Harry Edwards: Partners in Social Change
Shaped by uniquely different circumstances, Dr. Harry Edwards and Bill Walsh shared a singular vision to make a significant mark on the social fabric of American sports and, ultimately, American values.
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.
The Unshakable Bond of Tony Morabito and Joe Perry
A friendship between two of football's greatest figures established a culture of camaraderie and trust in the San Francisco 49ers organization that endures to this day.
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.