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Hugo Bezdek
Birth: Apr. 1, 1884
Death: Sep. 19, 1952
Atlantic City
Atlantic County
New Jersey, USA

Major League Baseball Manager. He coached several college football teams through 1906-1949. In 1917, in between his collegiate coaching duties at Penn State, he managed the Pittsburgh Pirates for three seasons bringing them to a winning record in 1918 finishing fourth in the league from eighth the previous year. He became Penn State's baseball coach from 1920-1930 while still heading the football team to 30 straight undefeated games from 1919-1922 including a Rose Bowl victory. His college coaching record was 127-58-16. In 1937-1938, he coached the pro football team Cleveland Rams. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1954.  (bio by: Robert) 
 
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Whitemarsh Memorial Park
Ambler
Montgomery County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Robert
Record added: Jan 11, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 12950371
Hugo Bezdek
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- Neil B (John 3:16)
 Added: Mar. 31, 2014
Coaching Stats: 1275816 (college football), 113 (NFL), 2837 (college basketball), 166187 (MLB) and 2221231 (college baseball). Forever loved, forever missed. Rest in Peace, Hugo Bezdek
- Quack_Quack
 Added: Dec. 13, 2013

- JD
 Added: Jul. 17, 2010
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