1938 Cal Poly Mustangs football team

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1938 Cal Poly Mustangs football
Conference Independent
1938 record 7–2
Head coach Howie O'Daniels (6th season)
Home stadium Mustang Stadium
(Capacity: 8,500)
Seasons
← 1937
1939 →

The 1938 Cal Poly Mustangs football team represented California Polytechnic School[note 1] during the 1938 college football season. Cal Poly was a two-year school until 1941, and competed as an independent from 1929 to 1945.

The team was led by sixth-year head coach Howie O'Daniels and played home games at Mustang Stadium in San Luis Obispo, California. They finished the season with a record of seven wins and two losses (7–2). Overall, the Mustangs outscored their opponents 119–53 for the season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 21 Saint Mary's (TX) Mustang StadiumSan Luis Obispo, California W 6–0[1]  
October 1 Chico State[note 2] Mustang Stadium • San Luis Obispo, California W 14–7[2]  
October 8 at Arizona State[note 3] Goodwin StadiumTempe, Arizona L 0–13[3]  
October 15 at Humboldt State[note 4] Albee Stadium • Eureka, California W 13–6[4]  
October 21 at San Francisco State[note 5] Roberts Field • San Francisco W 20–2[5]  
October 28 at San Diego Marines[note 6] San Diego L 0–19[6]  
November 5 San Jose State Freshmen[note 7] Mustang Stadium • San Luis Obispo, California W 26–0  
November 11 San Francisco Freshmen Mustang Stadium • San Luis Obispo, California W 19–6  
November 24 Idaho State Mustang Stadium • San Luis Obispo, California W 21–0[7]  

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ California Polytechnic State University was known as California Polytechnic School from 1901 to 1946.
  2. ^ California State University, Chico was known as Chico State College from 1935 to 1971.
  3. ^ Arizona State University was known as Arizona State Teachers College from 1929 to 1944.
  4. ^ Humboldt State University was known as Humboldt State College from 1935 to 1971.
  5. ^ San Francisco State University was known as San Francisco State College from 1935 to 1971.
  6. ^ The Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) in San Diego fielded a team that played against colleges and other military teams from 1922 to 1964.
  7. ^ San Jose State University was known as San Jose State College from 1935 to 1971.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cal Poly Wins". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. September 22, 1938. p. 33. Retrieved March 13, 2018 – via Newspapers.com.open access publication – free to read
  2. ^ "Scoreboard". San Bernardino County Sun. San Bernardino, California. October 2, 1938. p. 14 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "Tempe Defeats Cal Poly, 13-0". Arizona Republic. Phoenix, Arizona. October 9, 1938. p. 29. Retrieved March 13, 2018 – via Newspapers.com.open access publication – free to read
  4. ^ "Football Player Here". The Press Democrat. Santa Rosa, California. October 16, 1938. p. 11. Retrieved March 11, 2018 – via Newspapers.com.open access publication – free to read
  5. ^ "San Francisco State in 20-2 Loss to Polytechnic". The San Bernardino County Sun. San Bernardino, California. October 22, 1938. p. 13. Retrieved July 22, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.open access publication – free to read
  6. ^ "San Diego Marines Defeat Cal Poly". The San Bernardino County Sun. San Bernardino, California. October 29, 1938. p. 14. Retrieved March 13, 2018 – via Newspapers.com.open access publication – free to read
  7. ^ "Cal Poly Wins". Nevada State Journal. Reno, Nevada. November 25, 1938. p. 6. Retrieved March 13, 2018 – via Newspapers.com.open access publication – free to read
  8. ^ "Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo Yearly Results". Retrieved January 12, 2017.
  9. ^ "Cal Poly Football; 2016 Media Guide". Retrieved January 12, 2017.