San Francisco is 5-0 in previous Super Bowl appearances. If the 49ers’ 'Quest for Six' succeeds, they will tie the Pittsburgh Steelers for the most SB wins. Baltimore won in its only previous trip to the Super Bowl in 2001.
Anybody worth their Super Bowl guacamole dip already knows the megawatt story line of this Sunday’s game: the coaching civil war between Jim Harbaugh of the 13-4-1 San Francisco 49ers and older brother John, who patrols the sideline of the 13-6 Baltimore Ravens (kickoff on CBS is at 6:30 p.m., ET.). There’s much more to know beyond this, however. Here’s a Super Bowl snack-fact sampler:
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