San Francisco 49ers: Ranking All 6 Super Bowl Appearances by Team Dominance

May 24, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

While the sting of the San Francisco 49ers' loss to the Baltimore Ravens in Super Bowl XLVII is still felt by most Niners fans, they can still look back at a franchise that has appeared in six Super Bowls and won all but one of them.
Each of those Super Bowl appearances, including the most recent visit, signaled significant eras in 49ers history. 
In 1981, the 49ers transformed from the dark years of the late 1970s into a dynamic franchise led by new head coach Bill Walsh and a young quarterback named Joe Montana. In 1984, the 49ers dominated a talented Miami Dolphins team led by future Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Marino.
San Francisco reached "dynasty" status during the 1988 and 1989 seasons, winning back-to-back Super Bowls and forever cementing the legacies of Walsh, Montana and Jerry Rice.
In 1994, it was Steve Young's turn to lead the 49ers to a decisive victory over the San Diego Chargers.
Even in 2012, when San Francisco lost to the ...

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