Leon McCarty

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Leon McCarty
Sport(s) Football, baseball
Biographical details
Born (1888-06-20)June 20, 1888
Columbus, Ohio
Died September 18, 1962(1962-09-18) (aged 74)
Playing career
Football
1908–1909 Ohio State
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1919 Kansas
Baseball
1914–1917 Kansas
1920 Kansas
Head coaching record
Overall 3–2–3 (football)
37–21–1 (baseball)

Leon McCarty (June 20, 1888 – September 18, 1962) was an American football and baseball coach. He was the 17th head football coach at the University of Kansas, serving for one season, in 1919, and compiling a record of 3–2–3.[1][2] McCarty also was head baseball coach at Kansas from 1914 to 1917 and in 1920, tallying a record of 37–21–1 and winning Missouri Valley Conference championships in 1914 and 1915.

McCarty was a 1910 graduate of Ohio State University, where he lettered in football in 1908 and 1909.[3]

Head coaching record[edit]

Football[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Kansas Jayhawks (Missouri Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1919)
1919 Kansas 3–2–3 1–1–1 T–3rd
Kansas: 3–2–3 1–1–1
Total: 3–2–3

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kansas Names Coach" Christian Science Monitor July 14, 1919
  2. ^ Kansas Coaching Records Archived September 29, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ The New York Times "Leon McCarty to Coach Kansas" July 24, 1919