Amos Alonzo Stagg

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Birthday
16, 1862
Birthplace
Orange, NJ
Death Date
Mar 19, 1965 (102)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
16, 1862
Birthplace
Orange, NJ
Death Date
Mar 19, 1965 (102)

About

Pioneered five-man basketball and many classic football plays; long-time head coach in baseball, football and basketball from 1890 to 1958.

Before Fame

He was a member of the Skull and Bones secret society.

Trivia

The Big Ten Football Championship Game trophy was renamed in 2011 in his honor.

Family Life

He married Stella Robertson on September 10, 1894.

Associated With

He was selected, along with James Naismith, to the inaugural class of the Basketball Hall of Fame.