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1959 San Francisco 49ers (NFL) 3rd place Western Conference 7-5-0 .583
Head Coach: Red Hickey
Defensive BacksJack Christiansen
Defensive LineMark Duncan
Assistant CoachBill Johnson
Assistant CoachBob Shaw
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sun8/16/1959HWashington Redskins27-24WSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium21101
Sun8/23/1959HGreen Bay Packers17-24LSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium18916
Sun8/30/1959ACleveland Browns17-14WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium24737
Sat9/5/1959NChicago Cardinals24-27LSeattle, WAHusky Stadium23000
Sat9/12/1959ALos Angeles Rams14-48LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum59552
Sat9/19/1959NNew York Giants13-17LSalt Lake City, UTUte Stadium18796
Sun9/27/1959HPhiladelphia Eagles24-14WSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium41697
Sun10/4/1959HLos Angeles Rams34-0WSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium56028
Sun10/11/1959AGreen Bay Packers20-21LGreen Bay, WICity Stadium32150
Sun10/18/1959ADetroit Lions34-13WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium52585
Sun10/25/1959HChicago Bears20-17WSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium59045
Sun11/1/1959HDetroit Lions33-7WSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium59064
Sun11/8/1959ALos Angeles Rams24-16WLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum94376
Sun11/15/1959AChicago Bears3-14LChicago, ILWrigley Field44406
Sun11/22/1959ABaltimore Colts14-45LBaltimore, MDMemorial Stadium57557
Sun11/29/1959ACleveland Browns21-20WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium56854
Sat12/5/1959HBaltimore Colts14-34LSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium59075
Sun12/13/1959HGreen Bay Packers14-36LSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium55997
Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
29Billy AtkinsDB6-119625Auburn110
25Dave BakerLS6-019222Oklahoma1212
77Bruce BosleyLOG6-224126West Virginia1211
12John BrodieQB6-119824Stanford122
63Monte ClarkRDT6-626022Southern California1210
88Clyde ConnerLOE6-219326Pacific98
64Ted ConnollyROG6-324228Santa Clara; Tulsa1212
36Tommy DavisK-P6-021525Louisiana State120
44Eddie DoveRS6-218122Colorado1212
87Fred DuganLOE-ROH-ROE6-319725Alabama; Dayton123
76John GonzagaLOT6-324726none123
54Bob HarrisonMLB6-223322Oklahoma120
55Matt HazeltineRLB6-122026California1212
75Ed HenkeLDE6-322732Ventura JC; Southern California1212
72Bill HerchmanRDT-LDT-ROG6-224626Tyler JC; Texas Tech121
70Charlie KruegerRDE6-425622Texas A&M1212
26Lenny LylesLOH-ROH6-220223Louisville121
39Hugh McElhennyROH-LOH6-119731Compton CC; Washington109
80Jerry MertensLDH6-018423Drake1212
47Dicky MoegleLOH-LOE6-019025Rice41
53Frank MorzeC6-427226Boston College1210
73Leo NomelliniLDT6-325935Minnesota1212
33Clancy OsborneLLB6-321825Arizona State86
27R.C. OwensROH-LOE6-319725College of Idaho122
34Joe PerryFB6-020332Compton CC1111
42Jim RidlonS6-118125Syracuse120
28C.R. RobertsFB6-320223Southern California11
52Karl RubkeLLB-C-MLB-RLB6-424024Santa Rosa JC; Southern California127
79Bob St. ClairROT6-826328San Francisco; Tulsa1212
74Hank SchmidtRDT-LDT-ROG-LOG6-425824East Los Angeles JC; Southern California; Trinity (Texas)121
24J.D. SmithLOH-ROH-FB6-120527North Carolina A&T State1212
78John ThomasLOT6-424624Pacific129
14Y.A. TittleQB6-018233Louisiana State1110
50Jerry TubbsMLB6-222124Oklahoma1212
84Billy WilsonROE6-319132San Jose State1212
66John WittenbornLOG-ROG6-223823Southeast Missouri State121
40Abe WoodsonRDH5-1118825Illinois1212
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Dave Baker15QBOklahoma
Dan James18COhio Statefrom PIT
Bob Harrison217COklahoma
Eddie Dove329BColorado
Monte Clark441TSouthern California
Frank Geremia554TNotre Dame
Tony Bavaro666THoly Cross
Don Rogers774TSouth Carolinafrom CHIC
Dan Colchico778ESan Jose StateFuture
Lew Akin890EVanderbilt
Bobby Joe Green9102BFlorida
Bronko Nagurski10114TNotre Dame
Jack Hayes11126BTrinity (Texas)
Bill Korutz12138CDayton
Bill Lopasky13150GWest Virginia
Mike Dukes14162BClemson
Joe Belland15174BArizona State
Bob Cook16186BIdaho State
Jerome Jurczak17198CBenedictine (Kansas)
Jack Cowley19210TTrinity (Texas)
Tom Osborne19222BHastingsFuture
Toby Deese20234TGeorgia TechFuture
Luther Carr21246BWashington
Bernie McQueen22258ENorth Carolina A&T State
Bruce Dollahan23270TIllinois
Craig Chudy24282EUCLA
Roy Gee25294GTrinity (Texas)Future
Ed Young26306ELouisville
Mel Semenko27318TColorado
Mike McCluskey28330BWashington
Jack Bolton29342TPuget Sound
Bob Carter30354TDenver
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals62995044
Opponents Totals38556084
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals18293761357489
Opponents Totals2381231021345417
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Tommy Davis03131100.0122646.2067
J.D. Smith110000066
Hugh McElhenny40000024
Billy Wilson40000024
R.C. Owens30000018
Joe Perry30000018
Clyde Conner1000006
Matt Hazeltine1000006
Lenny Lyles1000006
Jerry Mertens1000006
C.R. Roberts1000006
Abe Woodson1000006
Charlie Krueger0000012
Team Totals313131100.0122646.21255
Opponents Totals32283287.551338.51237
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Tommy Davis122646.23/4/3/2/0/
Team Totals122646.23/4/3/2/0/
Opponents Totals51338.50/3/1/1/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
J.D. Smith20710365.073t10
Joe Perry1396024.3403
C.R. Roberts10676.746t1
Hugh McElhenny18673.7181
Lenny Lyles13282.213t1
Y.A. Tittle11242.2220
Dicky Moegle393.040
John Brodie561.260
R.C. Owens100.000
Team Totals40718394.573t16
Opponents Totals43319744.64816
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Y.A. Tittle19910251.38213316.713.075105.0157.5136119558.0
John Brodie643046.9273545.511.83423.1710.90035435.0
Dicky Moegle100.0100.000.000.000039.6
Team Totals26413250.011016856.412.875124.5228.3136154950.8
Opponents Totals34117651.615122726.712.967154.4144.1228204470.4
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Billy Wilson4454012.357t4
Hugh McElhenny2232915.062t3
R.C. Owens1734720.475t3
Clyde Conner1316212.537t1
J.D. Smith1313310.221t1
Joe Perry12534.4150
Fred Dugan67212.0130
Lenny Lyles33311.0180
Dicky Moegle11212.0120
Y.A. Tittle144.040
Team Totals132168512.875t12
Opponents Totals176227212.96715
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Dave Baker57515.0290
Abe Woodson4205.0140
Jerry Mertens25628.030t1
Jerry Tubbs23216.0210
Eddie Dove166.060
Team Totals1418913.530t1
Opponents Totals2227212.457t1
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Tommy Davis59269445.7710186
Team Totals59269445.771018642.5
Opponents Totals57237041.6590269
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Abe Woodson151439.5650
Eddie Dove221265.7620
Team Totals372697.3650
Opponents Totals351865.3210
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Abe Woodson1338229.4105t1
Lenny Lyles2556522.6460
Matt Hazeltine22613.0260
Bill Herchman177.070
Team Totals4198023.9105t1
Opponents Totals4092423.1800
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Dave Baker110100
Bruce Bosley0010100
Monte Clark0001100
Tommy Davis0001100
Eddie Dove202200
Fred Dugan0010100
John Gonzaga0001100
Matt Hazeltine00033421
Ed Henke0004400
Lenny Lyles110100
Hugh McElhenny110100
Jerry Mertens0001100
Frank Morze0010100
Leo Nomellini0001100
Clancy Osborne0001100
Joe Perry610100
C.R. Roberts100000
Karl Rubke0002200
J.D. Smith310100
John Thomas0001100
Y.A. Tittle730300
Jerry Tubbs0003300
John Wittenborn0001100
Abe Woodson230300
Team Totals2410142236421
Opponents Totals34221210220
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