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Jim Harbaugh a Fan of A's and Giants, Plus Ex-49ers TE Marries Jessica Simpson

Posted Jul 7, 2014

We're still in the mode of training camp countdown, but two weekend stories involving current and former 49ers are worth sharing.

The San Francisco 49ers are exactly one month from playing their next game.

But Jim Harbaugh went 1-1 over the weekend.

The 49ers coach was spotted in the stands for the San Francisco Giants 7-2 loss last Thursday* and for the Oakland A's 4-2 win on Saturday.

Harbaugh has spoken in the past about supporting both Bay Area sports teams. He revealed in Oct. 2011 that at one point he wouldn't have minded playing for them.

"I told them that I really wanted to be a Major League shortstop growing up," Harbaugh said he told his 49ers players when explaining the value of hard work and circumstance. "I had a glove. I had baseball diamonds to play on. Kids down in the Dominican Republic were making gloves out of milk cartons.

"I didn’t stand a chance to be a Major League shortstop. Those guys had to overcome so much more that made them better players in the long run. So we just try to find ways to make it harder on our selves. How can we make things suck?"

*This story was corrected to note the day of the game.

Remember Eric Johnson?

One other Tweet caught our eye over the weekend, and it involves the former 49ers tight end. 

Johnson, who caught 240 passes in five NFL seasons (four in San Francisco), will now be known more for something else...

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