Sam Barry

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Birthday
17, 1892
Birthplace
South Dakota
Death Date
Sep 23, 1950 (57)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
17, 1892
Birthplace
South Dakota
Death Date
Sep 23, 1950 (57)

About

Hall of Fame coach for the University of Southern California football, basketball and baseball teams.

Before Fame

He was the athletic director at Knox College in Illinois, then went to the University of Iowa to coach its three sports.

Trivia

He led USC's basketball team to the title game in one of the earliest NCAA tournaments, and likewise helped its football and baseball teams to championships.

Family Life

He was born in Aberdeen, South Dakota.

Associated With

His top-ranked USC basketball team went to the national semifinals in 1940, where they were upset by a Kansas team coached by Phog Allen and led by Allen's son.