Garland Nevitt

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Garland Nevitt
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Nevitt pictured in Chippewa 1920, Central Michigan yearbook
Sport(s) Football, basketball, baseball
Biographical details
Born c. 1890
Playing career
1911–1913 Battle Creek Crickets
1914–1915 St. Thomas Saints
Position(s) Catcher
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1919 Central Michigan
1919–1920 Central Michigan
1918–1920 Central Michigan
Head coaching record
Overall 2–2–3 (football)
10–5 (basketball)
14–12–1 (baseball)

Garland "Chief" Nevitt (c. 1890 – ?) was an American football, basketball, and baseball coach. He served as the head football coach at Central Michigan University for one season in 1919, compiling a record of 2–2–3. He also coached the basketball team at Central Michigan that year to a 10–5 record. A member of the Lenape tribe, Nevitt was born around 1890 in Oklahoma. He played Minor League Baseball with the Battle Creek Crickets of the Southern Michigan League from 1911 to 1913 and with the St. Thomas Saints of the Canadian League from 1914 to 1915.[1]

Head coaching record[edit]

College football[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Central Michigan Normalites (Independent) (1919)
1919 Central Michigan 2–2–3
Central Michigan: 2–2–3
Total: 2–2–3


  1. ^ "Indian Catcher is Vegetarian". The Toronto World. April 14, 2016. p. 8. Retrieved July 23, 2016. 

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