Byron Wimberly

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Byron Wimberly
Sport(s) Football, basketball, baseball
Biographical details
Born (1892-09-03)September 3, 1892
Stevenson, Alabama
Died May 12, 1956(1956-05-12) (aged 63)
Detroit, Michigan
Playing career
Football
1916–1918 Washington & Jefferson
1925 Detroit Panthers
Position(s) Guard, tackle
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1919 Westminster (PA)
1921–1922 Illinois Wesleyan
1923–1924 Washington University
Basketball
1921–1923 Illinois Wesleyan
Baseball
1922 Illinois Wesleyan
1925 Illinois Wesleyan
Head coaching record
Overall 19–18–4 (football)
30–11 (basketball)
14–10 (baseball)

Adlai Byron "By" Wimberly (September 3, 1892 – May 12, 1956) was an American football player and coach of football, basketball, and baseball. He played college football at Washington & Jefferson College and professionally for the Detroit Panthers of the National Football League (NFL). Wimberly served as the head football coach at Westminster College in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania (1919), Illinois Wesleyan University (1921–1922), and Washington University in St. Louis (1923–1924), compiling a career college football coaching record of 19–18–4. He was also the head basketball coach at Illinois Wesleyan from 1921 to 1923, tallying a mark of 30–11, and the baseball coach at the school in 1922 and 1925. Wimberly later worked as a manufacturer's representative. He died on May 12, 1956 in Detroit, Michiganc.[1]

Head coaching record[edit]

Football[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Westminster Titans () (1919)
1919 Westminster 2–3–2
Westminster: 2–3–2
Illinois Wesleyan Titans (Interstate Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) (1921–1922)
1921 Illinois Wesleyan 4–3–2
1922 Illinois Wesleyan 6–3
Illinois Wesleyan: 10–6–2
Washington University Bears (Missouri Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1923–1924)
1923 Washington University 3–5 1–4 9th
1924 Washington University 4–4 0–1 9th
Washington University: 7–9 1–5
Total: 19–18–4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Byron Wimberly" (PDF). The New York Times. Associated Press. May 13, 1956. Retrieved March 5, 2014. 

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