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49er Glory Revisited Under the Stars

Relive the first Superbowl victory of the San Francisco 49ers.



    49er Glory Revisited Under the Stars
    Joe Montana's legend started in 1982.

    The San Francisco 49ers are inviting long-time fans over to their Santa Clara training facility this weekend for a walk back in time to the glory days of old.

    How far back will you be stepping? 30 years to be exact.

    The team will be showing a screening of the 1982 Super Bowl XVI victory at 8 p.m. Saturday on their practice field in Santa Clara.  The event is free, but sold out. The team allotted a certain number of tickets and they went fast.

    Superbowl XVI gave the 49ers their first NFL championship. Ray Wersching kicked 4 field goals and the great Joe Montana started to form his legend in a brilliant passing game that gave the team a 26-21 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals on January 24, 1982.

    The team is calling Saturday's  event the "Super Bowl Under the Stars." 

    This is a BYOB event. That's bring your own blanket. No liquor is allowed (or any outside food for that matter).

    Along with a thrilling game, visitors will also get a meet-and-greets with 49ers alumni.

    The team says the following players will be there:

    • Dwight Clark
    • Keena Turner
    • Dan Bunz
    • Ray Wersching
    • Mike Shumann
    • Fred Dean

    And to help you realize just how long ago 1982 was, below is a YouTube posting of the half-time show from the game, featuring Up With People.