The San Francisco 49ers will be well represented Saturday during the Pro Football Hall of Fame vote. Defensive end/linebacker Charles Haley and former owner Eddie DeBartolo Jr. are among the 17 finalists.
Four to seven new members will be inducted. Here is a look at both DeBartolo and Haley’s candidacy, with help from ESPN Stats & Information.
Owned 49ers from 1977-2000.
The 49ers made 16 playoff appearances, 10 NFC title game appearances and won five Super Bowls while DeBartolo was owner.
The 49ers had an NFL-best .622 win percentage during DeBartolo’s tenure.
There are 13 former owners who are in the Hall of Fame.
Played for 49ers from 1986-91, 1999.
In his 10th year of eligibility.
Selected by 49ers in fourth round (96th player overall) in 1986 draft.
Won five Super Bowls with 49ers and Cowboys. Only player ever to win five Super Bowl rings.
Has 4.5 career sacks in Super Bowl, most in NFL history.
Led 49ers in sacks in each of first six seasons.
Finished career with 100.5 sacks.
Twice named NFC Defensive Player of the Year (1990, 1994).
Five-time Pro Bowl selection.
Was part of 10 division winners in 12 NFL seasons.
*Linebacker Kevin Greene is also a finalist. He spent one season with the 49ers in 1997.