D. V. Graves

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D. V. Graves
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c. 1945
Sport(s) Football, basketball, baseball
Biographical details
Born (1886-11-27)November 27, 1886
Lincoln County, Missouri[1]
Died January 16, 1960(1960-01-16) (aged 73)
Seattle, Washington
Playing career
Football
1906–1908
1909

Missouri
Idaho
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1911–1914
1915–1917
1918
1920–1921
1922–1938
1942–1945

Basketball
1912–1915
1915–1916
1920–1922
1922–1946

Baseball
1912–1915
1912
1916–1919
1923–1946

Alabama
Texas A&M (assistant)
Texas A&M
Montana Agricultural
Washington (assistant)
Washington (assistant)


Alabama
Texas A&M
Montana Agricultural
Washington (assistant)


Alabama
La Junta Railroaders
Texas A&M
Washington
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1911–1915 Alabama
Head coaching record
Overall 32–18–4 (football)
50–27 (basketball)
347–219–8 (college baseball)
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse

Dorsett Vandeventer "Tubby" Graves (November 27, 1886 – January 16, 1960) was an American football, basketball, and baseball coach and a player of football and baseball. He served as the head football coach at the University of Alabama (1911–1914), Texas A&M University (1918), and the Agricultural College of the State of Montana—now Montana State University (1920–1921), compiling a career record of 32–18–4. Graves also coached basketball at Alabama (1912–1915), Texas A&M (1915–1916), and Montana Agricultural (1920–1922) and baseball at Alabama (1912–1915), Texas A&M (1916–1919), and the University of Washington (1923–1946). In 1912, Graves was the manager of the La Junta Railroaders, a minor league baseball team of the short-lived Rocky Mountain League. [2][3]

Football[edit]

Graves played college football at Missouri from 1906 to 1908, and after his eligibility was used up in the Midwest, at Idaho in 1909.[4][5] He coached at Alabama, Texas A&M, and what is now Montana State. From 1911 to 1914, he led the Alabama program to a 21–12–3 record. In 1918, he coached at Texas A&M, where he compiled a 6–1 record. From 1920 to 1921, he was at Montana State, where he compiled a 5–5–1 record. While head coach of the baseball team at Washington, Graves also served as an assistant coach in football.[6]

Basketball[edit]

Graves coached Alabama from 1913 to 1915 where he compiled a record of 20–12 (.625).[7] At Washington, he was an assistant coach for 24 seasons under head coach Hec Edmundson.

Baseball[edit]

Graves was the head coach at Alabama, Texas A&M, and Washington, where he led the Huskies for 24 seasons (1923–1946). Following his coaching career, he was named manager of athletics in 1947.[8] The UW athletic office building (1964)[9][10] and the former baseball field (through 1997) were named for Graves; he was posthumously inducted into the Big W Club, the UW athletics hall of fame, in 1980.[11]

Head coaching record[edit]

Football[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Alabama Crimson Tide (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1911–1914)
1911 Alabama 5–2–2 2–2–2
1912 Alabama 5–3–1 3–3–1
1913 Alabama 6–3 4–3
1914 Alabama 5–4 4–3
Alabama: 21–12–3 13–11–3
Texas A&M Aggies (Southwest Conference) (1918)
1918 Texas A&M 6–1 1–1 T–3rd
Texas A&M: 6–1 1–1
Montana Agricultural Bobcats (Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) (1920–1921)
1920 Montana Agricultural 3–1–1
1921 Montana Agricultural 2–4
Montana Agricultural: 5–5–1
Total: 32–18–4

References[edit]

  1. ^ Missildine, Harry (January 19, 1960). "Graves' death leaves unfillable gap". Spokesman-Review. p. 12. 
  2. ^ "Welch to keep Tub". Vancouver Sun. January 29, 1942. p. 14. 
  3. ^ "Tubby Graves Minor League Statistics & History". Baseball-Reference. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 24 June 2010. 
  4. ^ Johnson, Bob (January 23, 1960). "Records are straight". Spokane Daily Chronicle. p. 8. 
  5. ^ "Varsity Football: 1909 season". Gem of the Mountains, University of Idaho yearbook. May 1910. p. 104. 
  6. ^ "Washington grid staff now completed". Lewiston Morning Tribune. Associated Press. February 22, 1942. p. 10. 
  7. ^ "Alabama Head Coaches All-Time Record Breakdown". RollTide.com. Retrieved 2007-03-10. 
  8. ^ "Tubby Graves dies in Seattle". Spokane Daily Chronicle. Associated Press. January 18, 1960. p. 14. 
  9. ^ Missildine, Harry (September 4, 1963). "Call it the Graves-Hilton". Spokesman-Review. p. 12. 
  10. ^ "Buck Bailey returns favor". Spokesman-Review. April 29, 1964. p. 14. 
  11. ^ "Big W Club - Hall of Fame". The Tyee Club, University of Washington Athletics. Retrieved June 16, 2011. 

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