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   The best of the best in Alabama High   
  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

1940 Bessemer City Purple Tigers

 1940    Bessemer City Purple Tigers
 Record: 8-0-1
 Head Coach: Euil Snitz Snider
 The 1940 Bessemer City Purple Tigers were chosen State Champions.


1940  Season
 Site   PF   Opponent   PA   W/L/T 
 26   Jones Valley W
 26   Anniston W
   Holt W
    OPEN  W
 13   West End W
   Ramsay T
 26   Hueytown W
 20   Sidney Lanier W
 10   Phillips Birmingham W
127 8-0-1 6

1940 Bessemer All-State Players
 George LawleyHB A 1  
 GunninT A 2  
 HillT A HM  
 HunterG A HM  
 CainQB A HM  
 George LawleyB A 1  
 HutchinsonE A HM  
 HillT A HM  
 HunterG A HM  
 CainB A HM  

1940 Bessemer All-Star Players
 All Southern   
 George Lawley A  

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