Boydson Baird

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Boydson Baird
Sport(s) Football, basketball, baseball
Biographical details
Born (1918-12-12)December 12, 1918
Kilbourne, Ohio
Died January 24, 2010(2010-01-24) (aged 91)
Knoxville, Tennessee
Playing career
1937–1941 Maryville (Football, basketball, baseball, track)
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1953–1958 William & Mary (assistant)
1959–1963 Maryville
1973 Maryville
Basketball
1949–1952 Davidson
1952–1957 William & Mary
19??–19?? Maryville
Baseball
1967 Maryville
1970–1974 Maryville
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1959–1975 Maryville Scots
Head coaching record
Overall 27–23 (football)
75–126 (basketball)
81–66 (baseball)

Boydson Howard Baird (December 12, 1918 – January 24, 2010) was the head coach for the William & Mary Tribe men's basketball team from 1952 to 1957.[1] In Southern Conference play, he guided his teams to a cumulative 35–41 record. Overall, Baird finished 51–73 in his five seasons as coach.[1]

Head coaching record[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Davidson Wildcats (Southern Conference) (1949–1952)
1949–50 Davidson 10–16 6–12 10th
1950–51 Davidson 7–19 5–15 14th
1951–52 Davidson 7–18 4–15 15th
Davidson: 24–53 (.312) 15–42 (.263)
William & Mary Indians[2] (Southern Conference) (1952–1957)
1952–53 William & Mary 10–13 6–13 12th
1953–54 William & Mary 9–4 6–5 5th
1954–55 William & Mary 11–14 7–5 6th
1955–56 William & Mary 12–14 9–7 5th
1956–57 William & Mary 9–18 7–11 6th
William & Mary: 51–73 (.411) 35–41 (.461)
Total: 75–126 (.373)

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b William & Mary men's basketball history - Media Guide 2007-08. Accessed March 24, 2008.
  2. ^ "2011-12 Tribe Men's Basketball Media Supplement". College of William & Mary. Retrieved February 13, 2015.