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 Charles Barthell “Uncle Charley” Moran

Charles Barthell “Uncle Charley” Moran

Birth
Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Death 14 Jun 1949 (aged 71)
Horse Cave, Hart County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Horse Cave, Hart County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 34348262 · View Source
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Major League Baseball Player, Collegiate and Professional Football Coach. He played football at the University of Tennessee in 1897, but left after a year to go to Bethel College, where he played and coached football. He became an assistant to Pop Warner at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, and played minor league baseball in 1902 for teams in Little Rock, Chattanooga, and Dallas. In 1903, he pitched briefly for the St. Louis Cardinals, before injuring his arm. He returned to the minors to manage the Dallas Giants in 1904, and continued playing with teams in Galveston (1905), Waco and Cleburne (1906), Grand Rapids (1906 to 1907) and Savannah (1908). He returned to the Cardinals as a catcher in 1908 and played in 21 games. Continuing his minor-league career, he played with teams in Milwaukee, Mobile, New Orleans, Dallas and Montgomery, until suffering a broken leg in 1912. He briefly played with teams in Chattanooga and Brunswick in 1913 before retiring as a player. After managing an Austin team in 1914, he began umpirin, in the Texas League, 1915 to 1916, and the Southern Association, 1917. In 1909, he began coaching football at Texas A&M, where he accumulated a 38-8-4 record as head coach over six seasons through 1914. He became a National League umpire in 1918, a job he held through the 1939 season. He resumed his career as a football head coach in 1919 at Centre College, where he had a 42-6-1 record in five seasons, including undefeated seasons in 1919 and 1921. He later moved to Bucknell College, where he had a 19-10-2 record from 1924 through 1926. He was co-coach with Ed Weir of the National Football League's Frankford Yellow Jackets in 1927. His final coaching job was at Catawba College from 1930 through 1933, where he had a 23-10-5 record.

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  • Originally Created by: Margaret Orthodox
  • Added: 2 Mar 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 34348262
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Barthell “Uncle Charley” Moran (22 Feb 1878–14 Jun 1949), Find A Grave Memorial no. 34348262, citing Horse Cave Municipal Cemetery, Horse Cave, Hart County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .