San Francisco 49ers Primary Logo

There have been only a few minor overhauls over the years; more notably the addition of a black outline on the intertwined “SF” in 1989 and a gold trimming on the inside of the oval in 1996. The red color in the 49ers logo represents passion, energy and optimism while the gold color depicts excellence and rich tradition of the team.

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San Francisco 49ers
2009 - Present

In 2009 San Francisco logo consisted of a stretched oval “SF” logo design that went though a new brighter shade of red.

San Francisco 49ers
1996 - 2008

A gold trimming was added between the red and black layers inside the oval in 1996.

San Francisco 49ers

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Wordmark “49ers” in white with black shadow and red outlined background.

San Francisco 49ers
1968 - 1995

From 1962, the 49ers’ logo has been the iconic “SF” within the center of a red oval with a black outlining on the intertwined “SF.”

San Francisco 49ers
1946 - 1967

The original 49ers logo was a mustached gold miner from the 1849 California Gold Rush, dressed in plaid pants and a red shirt, jumping in midair with his hat falling off, and firing pistols in each hand: one nearly shooting his foot, and the other pistol about the head.

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