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

1959 Red Bay Tigers

1959 Red Bay Tigers
 Head Coach: Olan Cunningham
 The 1959 Red Bay Tigers were chosen as Class 1A  Region 4  State Champions by the Birmingham News.

1959  Season
 Site   PF   Opponent   PA   W/L/T 
39   Tanner W
 25   Cherokee W
 32   Vina W
32   Hackleburg W
 26   Phillips Bear Creek W
 25   Berry Fayette 12 W
 12   Phil Campbell W
 39   Iuka MS W
 35   Fulton MS W
 23   Hazlewood W
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1959 Red Bay All-State Players
 Billy KeetonB Sr.170 1  BN

1959 Red Bay All-Star Players
 AHSAA-University of Alabama All-Star Game   
 Billy Keeton HB Sr. 6-1 165  

1959 Red Bay Roster

Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

Morris Higginbotham coached three different teams to divisional state championships in the 1950s. He won titles at Walnut Grove in 1952, West Blocton in 1955 and Enterprise in 1960.