Mobile Site You Are Here >  >  >  > 1958 Starters, Roster, & Players

News: s-r blog:2014 NFL Update

1958 San Francisco 49ers

 Franchise IndexPrevious Season / Next Season

6-6-0, Finished 4th in NFL West Division  · 1958 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -3.8, Offense: -0.7, Defense: -3.1, SoS: 1.8, avg is 0.0.

Scored 257 points (21.4/g), 8th of 12 in the NFL. Allowed 324 points (27.0/g), 10th.
 Differential of -67 points (-5.6/g), 9th.  Expected W-L: 4.4-7.6.

Coach: Frankie Albert (6-6-0)

Stadium: Kezar Stadium
 Training Camp: St. Mary's College (Moraga, California)

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB John Brodie 23 1 6 103 for 172, 1,224 yards, 6 td, 13 int, & 11 rushes for -12 yards and 1 td San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 3rd pick / 1957
FB Joe Perry 31 10 0 125 rushes for 758 yards, 4 td, & 23 catches for 218 yards and 1 td
LH Hugh McElhenny* 30 6 0 113 rushes for 451 yards, 6 td, & 31 catches for 366 yards and 2 td San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 9th pick / 1952
RH R.C. Owens 24 1 0 0 rushes for 0 yards, 0 td, & 40 catches for 620 yards and 1 td San Francisco 49ers / 14th / 160th pick / 1956
LE Clyde Conner 25 2 0 49 catches for 512 yards, 5 td
LT John Thomas 23 Rook 0 San Francisco 49ers / 23rd / 272nd pick / 1957
LG Bruce Bosley 25 2 0 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 15th pick / 1956
C Frank Morze 25 1 0 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 21st pick / 1955
RG Ted Connolly 27 4 0 1 fumble recovered San Francisco 49ers / 9th / 107th pick / 1954
RT Bob St. Clair* 27 5 0 2 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 32nd pick / 1953
RE Billy Wilson* 31 7 0 43 catches for 592 yards, 5 td San Francisco 49ers / 22nd / 283rd pick / 1950
 Defensive Starters
LDE Ed Henke 31 9 0 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 13th / 128th pick / 1949
LDT Leo Nomellini* 34 8 12 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 11th pick / 1950
RDT Bill Herchman 25 2 0 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 26th pick / 1956
RDE Bob Toneff 28 6 0 1 interception, 3 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 22nd pick / 1952
LLB Marv Matuszak 27 5 0 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 29th pick / 1953
MLB Karl Rubke 23 1 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 56th pick / 1957
RLB Matt Hazeltine 25 3 0 3 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 45th pick / 1955
LDH Jerry Mertens* 24 Rook 0 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered San Francisco 49ers / 20th / 239th pick / 1958
RDH Jimmy Ridlon 24 1 0 4 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 39th pick / 1957
LS Abe Woodson 24 Rook 0 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 15th pick / 1957
RS Bill Stits 27 4 0 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 4th / 44th pick / 1954
 Special Teams Starters
K Gordie Soltau 33 8 0 8 of 21 field goals & 29 of 34 extra points Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 30th pick / 1950
P Billy Atkins 24 Rook 0 25 punts for a 39.3 average, 0 blocked San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 59th pick / 1958
PR Hugh McElhenny* 30 6 0 24 punt returns for a 3.9 average and 0 td San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 9th pick / 1952
KR J.D. Smith 26 2 0 15 kick returns for a 23.7 average and 0 td Chicago Bears / 15th / 179th pick / 1955

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
29 Billy Atkins 24 P 12 0 196 6-1 Auburn 11/19/1934 Rook San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 59th pick / 1958
32 Gene Babb 24 12 0 216 6-3 Austin 12/27/1934 1 San Francisco 49ers / 19th / 224th pick / 1957
77 Bruce Bosley 25 LG 12 0 241 6-2 West Virginia 11/5/1933 2 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 15th pick / 1956
12 John Brodie 23 QB 12 6 198 6-1 Stanford 8/14/1935 1 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 3rd pick / 1957
88 Clyde Conner 25 LE 12 0 193 6-2 Pacific 5/18/1933 2
64 Ted Connolly 27 RG 12 0 240 6-3 Santa Clara,Tulsa 12/5/1931 4 San Francisco 49ers / 9th / 107th pick / 1954
87 Fred Dugan 25 12 0 205 6-3 Dayton 5/12/1933 Rook San Francisco 49ers / 7th / 80th pick / 1957
76 John Gonzaga 25 12 0 247 6-3 none 3/6/1933 2
55 Matt Hazeltine 25 RLB 12 0 220 6-1 California 8/2/1933 3 San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 45th pick / 1955
75 Ed Henke 31 LDE 12 0 227 6-3 USC 12/13/1927 9 Washington Redskins / 13th / 128th pick / 1949
72 Bill Herchman 25 RDT 12 0 246 6-2 Texas Tech 3/10/1933 2 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 26th pick / 1956
85 Bill Jessup 29 12 0 195 6-1 USC 3/17/1929 7 San Francisco 49ers / 11th / 126th pick / 1951
54 Marv Matuszak 27 LLB 4 0 232 6-3 Tulsa 9/12/1931 5 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 29th pick / 1953
39 Hugh McElhenny* 30 LH 12 0 195 6-1 Washington 12/31/1928 6 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 9th pick / 1952
80 Jerry Mertens* 24 LDH 12 0 184 6-0 Drake 11/12/1934 Rook San Francisco 49ers / 20th / 239th pick / 1958
47 Dicky Moegle 24 4 0 195 6-0 Rice 9/14/1934 3 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 10th pick / 1955
57 Dennit Morris 22 12 0 228 6-1 Oklahoma 4/15/1936 Rook San Francisco 49ers / 18th / 215th pick / 1958
53 Frank Morze 25 C 4 0 270 6-4 Boston Col. 3/21/1933 1 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 21st pick / 1955
73 Leo Nomellini* 34 LDT 12 12 259 6-3 Minnesota 6/19/1924 8 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 11th pick / 1950
27 R.C. Owens 24 RH 12 0 197 6-3 Col. of Idaho 11/12/1934 1 San Francisco 49ers / 14th / 160th pick / 1956
43 James Pace 22 12 0 195 6-0 Michigan 1/1/1936 Rook San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 8th pick / 1958
68 Lou Palatella 25 12 0 230 6-2 Pittsburgh 7/28/1933 3 San Francisco 49ers / 12th / 141st pick / 1955
34 Joe Perry 31 FB 12 0 200 6-0 Compton CC (CA) 1/22/1927 10
42 Jimmy Ridlon 24 RDH 12 0 181 6-1 Syracuse 7/11/1934 1 San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 39th pick / 1957
52 Karl Rubke 23 MLB 12 0 240 6-4 USC 12/6/1935 1 San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 56th pick / 1957
24 J.D. Smith 26 KR 12 0 205 6-1 North Carolina A&T 7/19/1932 2 Chicago Bears / 15th / 179th pick / 1955
82 Gordie Soltau 33 K 12 0 195 6-2 Minnesota 1/25/1925 8 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 30th pick / 1950
79 Bob St. Clair* 27 RT 12 0 263 6-9 San Francisco,Tulsa 2/18/1931 5 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 32nd pick / 1953
20 Bill Stits 27 RS 12 0 194 6-4 UCLA 7/26/1931 4 Detroit Lions / 4th / 44th pick / 1954
26 Tony Teresa 25 1 0 188 5-9 San Jose St. 12/8/1933 Rook
78 John Thomas 23 LT 12 0 246 6-4 Pacific 1/25/1935 Rook San Francisco 49ers / 23rd / 272nd pick / 1957
14 Y.A. Tittle 32 qb 11 6 192 6-0 LSU 10/24/1926 10 Detroit Lions / 1st / 6th pick / 1948
74 Bob Toneff 28 RDE 12 0 260 6-2 Notre Dame 6/23/1930 6 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 22nd pick / 1952
50 Jerry Tubbs 23 4 0 221 6-2 Oklahoma 1/23/1935 1 Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 10th pick / 1957
84 Billy Wilson* 31 RE 9 0 190 6-3 San Jose St. 2/3/1927 7 San Francisco 49ers / 22nd / 283rd pick / 1950
66 John Wittenborn 22 12 0 238 6-2 SE Missouri St. 3/1/1936 Rook San Francisco 49ers / 17th / 203rd pick / 1958
40 Abe Woodson 24 LS 9 0 188 5-11 Illinois 2/15/1934 Rook San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 15th pick / 1957
58 Walt Yowarsky 30 8 0 234 6-2 Kentucky 5/10/1928 7 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 29th pick / 1951
Team Total 26.2 12 216.9 6-1.9 3.2