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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Bessemer Football Team History

Bessemer Purple Tigers
Bessemer City High School

100 High School Dr. Bessemer, AL 35022
Stadium: Bessemer City Stadium
Colors: Purple & White
Coach: Euil Snitz Snider

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1910  <-- 1954 <- 1955 -> 1956 --> 2020

1955 Season Highlights
 Euil Snitz Snider enters his 20th season as Head Coach at Bessemer.
 The Purple Tigers move from Class 3A and into Region 0.
1955 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 9  vs. West End    19   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 16  vs. Anniston    0   20   L       
 Thu., Sep. 22  @ Phillips Birmingham    13   7   W    Legion Field   
 Fri., Sep. 30  vs. Gadsden    20   0   W       
 Thu., Oct. 6  @ Woodlawn    0   6   L    Legion Field   
 Thu., Oct. 20  @ McGill    24   7   W       
 Wed., Oct. 26  vs. Ensley    6   12   L       
 Fri., Nov. 11  vs. Ramsay    6   6   T       
 Fri., Nov. 18  vs. Little Rock AR    0   13   L       
 Thu., Nov. 24  vs. Shades Valley    7   0   W       
1955 Season Totals
  Record5-4 -1
  Points Scored95
  Scoring Average9.5
  Points Allowed71
  Defense Average7.1
  Opponents Record45-32 -10
  Home Record3-3 -1
  Away Record2-1
1955 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Bessemer was not ranked.

1955 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 John Rockert HB Sr. All-Star Game  
 Max Baughn DT Sr.6-0205 All-Star Game  
 Pete Curren LB Sr.5-11180 All-Star Game  

1955 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 BaughnC HM  MA
 Pete CurrenB Sr. HM  MA
 Pete CurrenB Sr. 2nd  BPH
 Pete CurrenB Sr. 2nd  BN

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In 1925 Langdale tied a record by defeating Milltown 125-0. Hamilton had set the record by thrashing Fayette 125-0 in 1915.