Glenn Killinger

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Glenn Killinger
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Sport(s) Football, basketball, baseball
Biographical details
Born (1898-09-13)September 13, 1898
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Died July 25, 1988(1988-07-25) (aged 89)
Stanton, Delaware
Playing career
Football
1918–1921
1921
1926
1926

Basketball
1919–1921

Baseball
1919–1921
1922
1923
1924
1926
1927–1928
1929–1932

Penn State
Canton Bulldogs
New York Giants
Philadelphia Quakers


Penn State


Penn State
Jersey City Skeeters
Atlanta Crackers
Harrisburg Senators
Shamokin Indians
Harrisburg Senators
Williamsport Grays
Position(s) Quarterback, halfback (football)
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1922
1923–1926
1927–1931
1933
1934–1941
1944
1945–1959

Basketball
1935–1940
1945–1946

Baseball
1924
1926
1930
1932
1932
1967–1970

Dickinson
Penn State (assistant)
RPI
Moravian
West Chester
North Carolina Pre-Flight
West Chester


West Chester
West Chester


Harrisburg Senators
Shamokin Indians
Williamsport Grays
Wilkes-Barre Barons
Allentown Buffaloes
West Chester
Head coaching record
Overall 176–72–16 (college football)
66–40 (college basketball)
59–29–2 (college baseball)
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse
Accomplishments and honors
Awards
Football
All-American, 1921
College Football Hall of Fame
Inducted in 1971 (profile)

William Glenn Killinger (September 13, 1898 – July 25, 1988) was an American football, basketball, and baseball player, coach, and college athletics administrator. He letter in three sports at Pennsylvania State University, where he was an All-American in football in 1921. Killinger then played in the National Football League for the Canton Bulldogs and the New York Giants and for Philadelphia Quakers of the first American Football League in 1926. Killinger served as the head football coach at Dickinson College (1922), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (1927–1931), Moravian College (1933), West Chester University of Pennsylvania (1934–1941, 1945–1959), and with the North Carolina Pre-Flight School (1944),[1] compiling a career college football record of 176–72–16. He was inducted to the College Football Hall of Fame as a player in 1971.

Killinger was also a minor league baseball player from 1922 until 1932. During that time, he played for the Jersey City Skeeters (1922), Atlanta Crackers (1923), Harrisburg Senators (1924, 1927–1928), Shamokin Indians (1926) and the Williamsport Grays (1929–1932). He served as a manager for the Indians and the Senators.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jones, Wilbur D. (2009). "Football! Navy! War!": How Military "Lend-Lease" Players Saved the College Game and Helped Win World War II. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company. pp. 124–126. ISBN 978-0-7864-4219-5. Retrieved January 16, 2012. 

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