Reaves Baysinger

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Reaves Baysinger
Sport(s) Football, basketball, baseball
Biographical details
Born (1902-02-22)February 22, 1902
Doylestown, Ohio
Died December 4, 1994(1994-12-04) (aged 92)
Rochester, New York
Playing career
1921–1923 Syracuse
1924 Rochester Jeffersons
Position(s) Guard, end (football)
Point guard (basketball)
Outfielder (baseball)
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1947–1948 Syracuse
1927 Syracuse (freshmen)
Head coaching record
Overall 4–14

Reaves Henry Baysinger (February 22, 1902 – December 4, 1994) was the head football coach at Syracuse from 1947 to 1948. Despite his strong ties to the university he only produced a 4–14 (.222) record. On a higher note, in 1927, he coached the freshman basketball team to an undefeated 23–0 record.

Baysinger played college football as a guard and end at Syracuse. During his senior season, he was an honorable mention all-American. He also played basketball as a point guard, and baseball as an outfielder. Baysinger played one game in the NFL as a member of the Rochester Jeffersons in 1924.[1] He died in 1994.

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Syracuse Orangemen (Independent) (1947–1948)
1947 Syracuse 3–6
1948 Syracuse 1–8
Syracuse: 4–14
Total: 4–14


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