Lester Leitl

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Lester Leitl
Biographical details
Born(1899-08-19)August 19, 1899
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
DiedOctober 14, 1980(1980-10-14) (aged 81)
Dubuque, Iowa
Playing career
Football
1919–1921Wisconsin–Oshkosh
1924–1926Wisconsin
Position(s)Tackle
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1927–1963Wisconsin–Platteville
Basketball
1930–1943Wisconsin–Platteville
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1927–1964Wisconsin–Platteville
Head coaching record
Overall88–99–15 (football)
48–98 (basketball)
Accomplishments and honors
Awards
Wisconsin–Oshkosh Hall of Fame (1975)

Lester J. "Butch" Leitl (August 19, 1899 – October 14, 1980) was an American college football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at the University of Wisconsin–Platteville from 1927 to 1963, compiling a record of 88–99–15.[1]

Leitl was inducted into the University of Wisconsin–Oshkosh athletics Hall of Fam in 1975 as an athlete.[2] He died on October 14, 1980, as a hospital in Dubuque, Iowa.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Who's Who in American Sports. National Biographical Society. 1928. Retrieved March 22, 2018.
  2. ^ "Lester Leitl". uwoshkoshtitans.com. Retrieved April 4, 2018.
  3. ^ "Former Badger gridder Lester Leitl dead at 81". Wisconsin State Journal. Madison, Wisconsin. Associated Press. October 16, 1980. p. 19. Retrieved November 4, 2018 – via Newspapers.com open access.