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The San Francisco 49ers are one of the longest-active and most historic teams currently playing in the NFL.
Over the years San Francisco has won many games and championships by consistently drafting superstar players.
This article looks back at the13 all-time best draft picks in San Francisco’s history.
1950: 1.11.11: Leo Nomellini
Leo Nomellini played for the San Francisco 49ers for 14 seasons from 1950-1963.
In that time Nomellini was credited with 13 fumble recoveries while receiving Pro Bowl honors 10 times, and received AP First-Team All-Pro honors six times.
Nomellini’s No. 73 is retired by San Francisco and he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1969.
1952: 3.7.32, Bob St. Clair
Bob St. Clair played in 11 seasons for the San Francisco 49ers from 1953-1963, and in that time received credit for seven fumble recoveries and received Pro Bowl honors five times.
St. Clair’s #79 is retired by San Francisco and St. Clair was inducted into the Pro Football H...
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