A charter member of the All-America Football Conference in 1946 that joined the National Football League in 1950, the San Francisco is a member of the NFL’s Western Division. First team in the league to win five Super Bowls, it is second only to the Pittsburgh Steelers in Super Bowl wins. The Niners won 10 or more games for 16 consecutive seasons. Among its leading players during the 1980s and early 1990s were quarterbacks Joe Montana and Steve Young, wide receiver Jerry Rice, and defensive back Ronnie Lott. The team was the first major league professional sports franchise in San Francisco and one of the first professional sports teams on the West Coast.