1919 Massillon Tigers season

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1919 Massillon Tigers season
Head coach Bob Nash
Home field Hospital Grounds Stadium
Results
Record 6–3–1
League place '

The 1919 Massillon Tigers football season was their last season in existence. The Tigers 1918 season was cancelled due to the outbreak of World War I and the Spanish flu pandemic. The team would be represented by Ralph Hay at the formation of the National Football League in 1920, however the league was unable to find a buyer for the Tigers.

The Tigers posted a 6–3–1 record in 1919.

Schedule[edit]

Game Date Opponent Result
1 October 5, 1919 Youngstown Patricians W 27–0
2 October 12, 1919 Cleveland Indians[1] W 3–0
3 October 19, 1919 at Detroit Heralds W 17–0
4 October 28, 1919 at Akron Indians W 9–6
5 November 11, 1919 Akron Indians W 13–6
6 November 14, 1919 at Cleveland Indians L 3–0
7 November 16, 1919 at Canton Bulldogs L 23–0
8 November 18, 1919 Dayton Triangles T 0–0
9 November 25, 1919 at Cleveland Indians[2] W 7–0
10 November 26, 1919 at Canton Bulldogs[3] L 10–0

Game notes[edit]

  1. ^ Game was supposed to be against the New York Brickley Giants, however the team folded due to issues with New York's blue laws and would not reappear until 1921.
  2. ^ Thanksgiving Day game
  3. ^ Final game of the Bulldogs-Tigers rivalry.

References[edit]

  • "Twilight" (PDF). PFRA Annual. Professional Football Researchers Association: 1–10. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-03-11.