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.

OpponentRecordH/AMass.Opp.W/LAttendanceMedia Links*Statistics Links
Cleveland Cathedral LatinH4013W15,000Game StoryGame Stats
MansfieldH730W10,000Game StoryGame Stats
Warren Harding4-3-2A330W12,000Game StoryGame Stats
Erie East, PAH660W12,000Game StoryGame Stats
Alliance7-1-1H470W16,000Game StoryGame Stats
Steubenville2-7A500W10,000Game StoryGame Stats
New Castle, PAH460W17,000Game StoryGame Stats
Canton LehmanH476W10,000Game StoryGame Stats
Youngstown ChaneyH380W8,000Game StoryGame Stats
Canton McKinley6-3-1A206W22,000Game StoryGame Stats
TOTAL46025132,000Season Stats