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1959 Season

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1959 Varsity Football Team

Record: 10-0
Combined Statistics: Link

Head Coach: Leo Strang (2nd year)
Record To-Date at Massillon: 18-1-1

Team Captains: Gary Bednar

All-Ohio: Joe Sparma (1st), Hays McKey (1st), Terry Snyder (1st), Gary Bednar (2nd), Art Hastings (3rd)

AP State Poll:
1. Massillon (also National Champion)

All-Time Record: 400-129-30
Series Record vs. Canton McKinley: 32-27-5

Noteworthy Items: (1) Massillon led 46-0 at the half enroute to a 90-0 blowout of Barberton. This was the second most points the Tigers ever scored in a game throughout their 100+ year history. (2) Massillon held Canton McKinley to 67 total yards in a 20-0 victory, wrapping up both state and national championships, winning their 400th game in the process.

OpponentRecordH/AMass.Opp.W/LAttendanceMedia Links*
Akron SouthH406W10,729Game Story and Stats
Canton LincolnH650W10,808Game Story and Stats
Alliance7-2-1H140W19,085Game Story and Stats
Steubenville8-2A288W9,000Game Story and Stats
Cleveland BenedictineH306W11,920Game Story and Stats
MansfieldH700W7,473Game Story and Stats
Warren Harding8-2H388W21,083Game Story and Stats
Barberton2-6-1H900W8,197Game Story and Stats
Akron GarfieldH3618W8,596Game Story and Stats
Canton McKinley6-4A200W17,196Game Story and Stats