Steve Joseph Owen

Steve Joseph Owen

Cleo Springs, Major County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 17 May 1964 (aged 66)
Oneida, Madison County, New York, USA
Burial Oneida, Madison County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 6808729 · View Source
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Hall of Fame Professional Football Coach. He rose from humble beginnings as the son of Oklahoma homesteaders to become one of the most successful coaches in National Football League history. During 23 years as New York Giants coach, his teams played to a 153-108-17 record, winning two NFL championships and eight divisional titles. In 1966, two years after his death, he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Among his original ideas were the A-formation offense, the umbrella defense, and the two-platoon system.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Barry Sharpe
  • Added: 29 Sep 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6808729
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Steve Joseph Owen (21 Apr 1898–17 May 1964), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6808729, citing Saint Patricks Cemetery, Oneida, Madison County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .