Slip Madigan

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Birthday
18, 1896
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Oct 10, 1966 (69)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
18, 1896
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Oct 10, 1966 (69)

About

Football coach at Saint Mary's College in California who built a powerhouse program that beat better-known rivals like USC and UCLA.

Before Fame

After losing his first football game as a coach 127-0, he started teaching his players the tricks employed by teams like Notre Dame.

Trivia

He coached St. Mary's basketball and baseball, and was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame with a 119-58 record over his college football coaching career.

Family Life

He was born in Ottawa, Illinois.

Associated With

A showman as well as a coach, he often invited sports celebrities like Babe Ruth on their away trips.