1955 Long Beach State 49ers football team

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1955 Long Beach State 49ers football
ConferenceIndependent
1955 record5–2
Head coach
Home stadium Veterans Stadium
(Capacity: 11,600)
Seasons
1956  
1955 Western college football independents records
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Long Beach State     520
San Jose State     531
La Verne     540
Pacific (CA)     540
Hawaii     740
Cal Poly San Dimas     430
UC Riverside     131

The 1955 Long Beach State 49ers football team represented Long Beach State College [note 1] during the 1955 college football season. The 49ers were in their first year of existence, and did not compete in any college conference in 1955.

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The team was led by head coach Mike DeLotto, in his first year, and played home games at Veterans Stadium adjacent to the campus of Long Beach City College in Long Beach, California. They finished the season with a record of five wins and two losses (5–2).

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 23at Occidental
L 6–21
October 1 La Verne W 28–12
October 7 Cal Baptist
  • Veterans Memorial Stadium
  • Long Beach, CA
W 65–0
October 22 Cal Tech
  • Veterans Memorial Stadium
  • Long Beach, CA
W 32–6
October 29at Pomona-Claremont [note 2]
L 14–21 [1]
November 12at Cal Poly San Dimas [note 3]
  • Claremont Alumni Field
  • Claremont, CA
W 34–6
November 17 Santa Barbara [note 4]
W 27–6

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Team players in the NFL

No Long Beach State 49ers were selected in the 1956 NFL Draft. [4]

Notes

  1. California State University, Long Beach was known as Long Beach State College from 1950 to 1963.
  2. What is now known as the Pomona-Pitzer football team was known as Pomona-Claremont from 1950 to 1961. Pitzer College did not exist until 1963.
  3. California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) was located in San Dimas, California and known as Cal Poly Voorhis Unit from 1938 to 1956. However, it was more commonly known as Cal Poly (San Dimas).
  4. University of California, Santa Barbara was known as Santa Barbara College of the University of California from 1944 to 1958.

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References

  1. "Football Scores". The San Bernardino County Sun. San Bernardino, California. October 30, 1955. p. 25. Retrieved October 31, 2017 via Newspapers.com. Open Access logo PLoS transparent.svg
  2. Long Beach State Football 1956 (pamphlet). Long Beach, California: LBSC Athletic Department. 1956.
  3. "Cal St.-Long Beach Yearly Results" . Retrieved January 7, 2017.
  4. "1956 NFL Draft" . Retrieved December 7, 2016.