Harold Hunt (coach)

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Harold Hunt
Biographical details
Born(1907-12-12)December 12, 1907
Milford, Kansas
DiedNovember 1, 1992(1992-11-01) (aged 84)
Oakland, California
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1949–1951Southwestern (KS)
Basketball
1940–1943Quincy HS (IL)
1949–1952Southwestern (KS)
Head coaching record
Overall6–18–3 (college football)
31–37 (college basketball)
49–25 (high school basketball)

Harold Seymore Hunt (December 12, 1907 – November 1, 1992) was an American football and basketball coach. He got nationwide exposure[1][2][3][4] as an example of sportsmanship when he rejected a touchdown that would have won a game for his team.[5]

Football[change | change source]

Hunt was the 13th head football coach for the Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas. He was coach for three seasons, from 1949 to 1951, and compiled a record of 6–18–3[6]

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References[change | change source]

  1. St. Petersburg Times "Privde Things Honist in Sight of all Mankind" by James A. Bond, July 8, 1956
  2. Charleston Gazette "1951 Was a Year of Scandals, Heroisim, Turn-Abouts, T.V, Big Moments, Heartbreaks, Name-Calling & Prayer in Sports" December 30, 1951
  3. Walla Walla Union-Bulletin "Honest Mentor Resigns" March 22, 1952
  4. Reader's Digest "They Won by a Tie", November 1952, page 93
  5. This Week, "THIS WEEK NOMINATES: FOOTBALL'S MAN OF THE YEAR" December 9, 1951
  6. Southwestern College - Winfield, KS Football coaching records