Mother’s Day In 1939 On Bowman Field (Part II)
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Today’s photos are Part II of photos from the Spring of 1939 and are of Mother’s Day being celebrated on Bowman Field. The crowd on this day was estimated at 10,000 people, not including the Cadets that were on Parade.
In Clemson's first bowl appearance, it defeated Boston College 6-3. Charlie Timmons scored the game's lone touchdown from two yards out.
Jess Neely resigned as athletic director and football coach to accept the head football coaching job at Rice University. Neely inherited a $47,000 deficit when he arrived in 1931 and earned Clemson $100,000 during his tenure and left Clemson $57,000 in the treasury. His overall record at Clemson was 43-35-7.
Frank Howard was named coach on January 11th, 1940.
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