Jack Abbott (coach)

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Jack Abbott
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Jack Abbott pictured at Dartmouth College
Sport(s) Football, Baseball
Biographical details
Born (1873-02-06)February 6, 1873
Manchester, New Hampshire
Died June 22, 1918(1918-06-22) (aged 45)
Concord, New Hampshire
Alma mater Dartmouth College (1896)
Playing career
?? Dartmouth[1]
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1896 Maine (football)
1896 Maine (baseball)
Head coaching record
Overall 1–3–2 (football)
5-4 (baseball)

George Henry (Jack) Abbott (February 6, 1873 – June 22, 1918) was the head coach of the University of Maine's football team in 1896 and compiled a 1–3–2 record. Also in 1896, Abbott was the head coach of the Maine Black Bears baseball team, which a 5-4 record that season.[2][3]

Abbott was a native of Manchester, New Hampshire, where he was born in 1873,[4] and resided during his years at Dartmouth.[5] He died at Concord, New Hampshire on June 22, 1918.[6]

Head coaching records[edit]


The following is a list of Abbott's yearly football head coaching records.

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs Rank#
Maine Black Bears (Maine Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1896)
1896 Maine 1–3–2
Total: 1–3–2
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title
Indicates Bowl Coalition, Bowl Alliance, BCS, or CFP / New Years' Six bowl.
#Rankings from final Coaches Poll.


The following is a list of Abbott's yearly baseball head coaching records.[2]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Maine (1896)
1896 Maine 5-4
Total: 5-4

      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