| Victor Morabito|
7th NFL Western
did not qualify
| Red Hickey (0–3)
Jack Christiansen (2–9)|
1959 San Francisco 49ers sea, 1960 San Francisco 49ers sea, 1969 San Francisco 49ers sea, 1949 San Francisco 49ers sea
In the September 29 game at Minnesota, John Brodie suffered a season-ending injury. After the game Red Hickey resigned as head coach.
The following week at Detroit, Bob Waters makes his first career start at quarterback.
On October 20 against Chicago, Lamar McHan takes over as starting quarterback for the Niners, and leads them to their first victory since December 2, 1962.
1963 San Francisco 49ers season Wikipedia
Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.
Tommy Davis: Pro Bowl selection
Abe Woodson: Pro Bowl selection