Aldon Smith? Alex Smith? Will Kaep survive his leg surgery? Will VD "be a man" for Harbaugh? Who will run the ball if/when Gore breaks down this year? Will Crabtree do training camp this year? Will there be a training camp this year? many thing to keep us awake at night.


So instead of freakin about the future, let's think about the past. Much more relaxing. No cheating, though...nobody gives a hoot if you're 100% or's all for fun.


1. In the draft that produced Joe Montana and Dwight Clark, who was the Niners first pick overall?    

 a. Todd Shell, LB Mississippi    

b. James Owens, RB UCLA    

c. Johnny Tate, WR Arkansas    

d. Jeff Fuller, DB Florida State  


2. The SF 49ers entered professional football in 1946 as a founding member of the All-America Football Conference (True/False)  

3. Candlestick Park was opened in 1960. The first sporting event held there was a San Francisco Giants game (Giants beat St Louis). Who threw out the first ever pitch at the 'Stick?    

a. Joe Alioto    

b. Richard Nixon    

c. Paul McCartney    

d. Harvey Milk  


4. The first 6 years at Candlestick (1972-1978), the 49ers played on artificial turf? (True/False)  

5. The field at Candlestick Park is 13.75 inches above sea level? (True/False)  

6. Who was the first San Francisco 49er to finish his career with more than 50 interceptions?

    a. Jimmy Johnson

    b. Ronnie Lott

    c. Merton Hanks

    d. Dwight Hicks


7. Which of the following players finished his 49ers career with the most sacks?

    a. Bryant Young

    b. Cedrick Hardman

    c. Charles Haley

    d. Tommy Hart


8. How many receiving yards did WR Jerry Rice compile during his career as a San Francisco 49er?

    a. 7,470

    b. 18,442

    c. 4,949

    d. 16,801


9. Joe Montana and Dwight Clark were the background singers on Huey Lewis' song "Hip to be square". What other 49er is also credited as a singer on the same song?

    a. Bill Ring

    b. Ronnie Lott

    c. Ron Ferarri

    d. Russ Francis


10. Who did the 49ers take as their 1st pick in the 2007 draft?

    a. Jason Hill

    b. Patrick Willis

    c. Joe Staley

    d. Ray McDonald


11. Which team has lost to the 49ers twice in the Superbowl?

    a. Dolphins

    b. Bengals

    c. Chargers   

    d. Broncos

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