1942 Baylor Bears football
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1942 record6–4–1 (3–2–1 SWC)
Head coachFrank Kimbrough (2nd season)
CaptainMilton Crain, Bill Coleman
Home stadiumMunicipal Stadium
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Template:1942 Southwest Conference football standings

The 1942 Baylor Bears football team represented Baylor University in the Southwest Conference (SWC) during the 1942 college football season. In their second season under head coach Frank Kimbrough, the Bears compiled a 6–4–1 record (3–2–1 against conference opponents), finished in fourth place in the conference, and outscored opponents by a combined total of 148 to 116.[1][2] They played their home games at Municipal Stadium in Waco, Texas. Milton Crain and Bill Coleman were the team captains.[2]


September 19Blackland Army Air Field*W 68–0
September 26Hardin–Simmons*
  • Municipal Stadium
  • Waco, TX
L 6–13
October 3at Oklahoma A&M*Oklahoma City, OKW 18–12
October 10at ArkansasW 20–7
October 17at Texas Tech*W 14–7
October 24Texas A&M
  • Municipal Stadium
  • Waco, TX
W 6–0
October 31at No. 9 TCUW 10–7
November 7at No. 14 TexasNo. 16L 0–20
November 14at No. 9 Tulsa*L 0–24
November 20SMU
  • Municipal Stadium
  • Waco, TX
T 6–6
November 28Rice
  • Municipal Stadium
  • Waco, TX
L 0–20
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game


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