1939 Season

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Record: 10-0
Combined Statistics: Link

Head Coach: Paul Brown (8th year)
Record To-Date at Massillon: 70-8-2

Team Captains: Earl Martin

All-Ohio: Horace Gillom (1st), Jim Russell (1st), George Slusser (1st), Earl Martin (2nd), Ray Getz (2nd), Gene Henderson (3rd)

State Champion by Popular Acclaim: Massillon (also National Champion)

All-Time Record: 230-110-20
Series Record vs. Canton McKinley: 19-22-3

Noteworthy Items: (1) Massillon dedicated Tiger Stadium with a 40-13 victory over Cleveland Cathedral Latin, breaking the Lions’ 17-game winning streak. Tommy “Red” James scored Massillon’s first points on a 39-yard run in the first quarter. (2) Newly opened Fawcett Stadium hosted its first Massillon-McKinley game, with the Tigers winning, 20-6.

OpponentH/AMass.Opp.W/LAttendanceMedia Links*
Cleveland Cathedral LatinH4013W15000Game Story and Stats
Warren HardingA330W12000
Erie East, PAH660W12000
New Castle, PAH460W17000
Canton LehmanH476W10000
Youngstown ChaneyH380W8000
Canton McKinleyA206W22000