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Shipley as an undergraduate of the Maryland Agricultural College in 1914
|Born||January 17, 1890|
Anne Arundel County, Maryland
|Died||February 22, 1976 (aged 86)|
Washington, D. C.
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Howard Burton Shipley (January 17, 1890 – February 22, 1976) was a multi-sport athlete and coach for the Maryland Terrapins at the University of Maryland. He is probably most remembered as the first and long-time head coach of the men's basketball team. He also coached the Maryland baseball team.
Shipley graduated from the Maryland Agricultural College (now the University of Maryland) in 1914. While there, he played basketball, baseball, and football as a quarterback. In 1923, he became the head coach for the Maryland basketball team, a position in which he served until 1947. During his tenure, he compiled a 243–199 record.
In 1917, Shipley served as the head football coach at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia. In Decemember 1918, he was appointed athletic director and coach of football, basketball, and baseball at Delaware College—now known as the University of Delaware.
Head coaching recordEdit
|Marshall Thundering Herd (Independent) (1917)|
|Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens (Independent) (1919–1920)|
|†Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.|
- ↑ "Mirabilia 1918". Marshall University. 1918. https://mds.marshall.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?filename=1&article=1012&context=yearbooks&type=additional.
- ↑ "Delaware College Secures New Coach—Lt. H. B. Shipley, Graduate of Maryland State, to Direct Athletics—Will Assume His Duties January 3". The Evening Journal (Wilmington, Delaware): p. 18. December 18, 1918. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29188071/the_evening_journal/.
- ↑ University of Maryland Athletic Hall of Fame: All-Time Inductees Script error, University of Maryland, retrieved June 12, 2009.