Ike Tomlinson

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Ike Tomlinson
Biographical details
Born(1910-11-17)November 17, 1910
DiedMarch 9, 2000(2000-03-09) (aged 89)
Jonesboro, Arkansas
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1945Arkansas State
1944–1949Arkansas State
1948–1976Arkansas State
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1945–1976Arkansas State
Head coaching record
Overall2–4–1 (football)
51–69 (basketball)
363–423–7 (baseball)

James A. "Ike" Tomlinson (November 17, 1910 – March 9, 2000) was an American football, basketball, and baseball coach and college athletics administrator. He served as the head baseball coach at Arkansas State University from 1948 to 1976, compiling a record of 363–423–7 and becoming the longest-tenured athletic coach at the school. The school's baseball facility, Tomlinson Stadium–Kell Field, is named after him.[1] Tomlinson was also the head football coach at Arkansas State for season in 1945, tallying a mark of 2–4–1, and school's head basketball coach from 1944 to 1949, amassing a record of 51–69.

Head coaching record[edit]


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Arkansas State Indians (Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference) (1945)
1945 Arkansas State 2–4–1
Arkansas State: 2–4–1
Total: 2–4–1


  1. ^ "Tomlinson Stadium-Kell Field". Arkansas State Red Wolves. Retrieved August 7, 2011.