49ers Return To Roots

Posted: 30th November 2009 by Glenn Franco Simmons in NFL
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How many 49ers fans remember the "one-day wonder"?

It occurred in 1991, when the team announced that its helmet logo would change from "SF" to "49ers." Hell fire and brimstone hailed down upon the storied franchise as fans and media blasted the doomed proposal, which was dropped as a serious proposal after a single day. Some faithful saw it as a sell-out in anticipation of what they thought would be the team's eventual move to another locale because San Francisco wasùand remainsùtoo dysfunctional to properly carry off permitting a new stadium.

The tidal wave of public furor only subsided when the 49ers franchise withdrew its ill-fated proposal. Another ill-advised move occurred in 1996ùthe team's 50th anniversary. Perhaps a foreshadowing of the 49ers gradual move away ...

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49ers Return To Roots

Posted: 30th November 2009 by Glenn Franco Simmons in NFL
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How many 49ers fans remember the "one-day wonder"?

It occurred in 1991, when the team announced that its helmet logo would change from "SF" to "49ers." Hell fire and brimstone hailed down upon the storied franchise as fans and media blasted the doomed proposal, which was dropped as a serious proposal after a single day. Some faithful saw it as a sell-out in anticipation of what they thought would be the team's eventual move to another locale because San Francisco wasùand remainsùtoo dysfunctional to properly carry off permitting a new stadium.

The tidal wave of public furor only subsided when the 49ers franchise withdrew its ill-fated proposal. Another ill-advised move occurred in 1996ùthe team's 50th anniversary. Perhaps a foreshadowing of the 49ers gradual move away ...

Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - NFL
Article written by Glenn Franco Simmons

Comments are closed.