Super Bowl XLVII: 18 pregame facts on Ravens and 49ers

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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Workers drive through an area being set up for fans outside the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Monday in New Orleans. The San Francisco 49ers are scheduled to face the Baltimore Ravens in the NFL Super Bowl XLVII football game on Feb. 3.

1. Quest for Six

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.

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