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Elbert Caraway
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Caraway pictured in Epitome 1946, Lehigh yearbook
Sport(s)Football, baseball
Biographical details
Born(1905-01-01)January 1, 1905
Sherman, Texas[1]
DiedSeptember 1975 (aged 70)
Jefferson, New York
Playing career
Football
1927–1929

Baseball
1928–1930
1930
1931

Purdue


Purdue
Shawnee Robins
Beaumont Exporters
Position(s)End (football)
Outfield, second base (baseball)
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1933–1934
1936–1940

Baseball
1937–1940
1942–1952

Lehigh (ends)
Massachusetts State


Massachusetts State
Lehigh
Head coaching record
Overall9–32–3 (football)
122–130–2 (baseball)
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse

Elbert Francis "Ebb" Caraway (January 1, 1905 – September 1975) was an American football and baseball player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Massachusetts State College, now the University of Massachusetts Amherst, from 1936 to 1940, tallying a mark of 9–32–3. Caraway was also the head baseball coach at Massachusetts State from 1937 to 1941 and at Lehigh University from 1942 to 1952, compiling a career college baseball record of 122–130–2. Caraway attended Purdue University and played end for the Purdue Boilermakers from 1927 to 1929. He also played baseball at Purdue and was captain of the 1930 squad. Caraway first went to Lehigh in 1933 as the ends coach on the football team under A. Austin Tate and continued the following season under fellow Purdue alumnus Glen Harmeson.[2]

Head coaching recordEdit

FootballEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Massachusetts State Aggies (Independent) (1936–1940)
1936 Massachusetts State 2–6
1937 Massachusetts State 1–7–1
1938 Massachusetts State 3–6
1939 Massachusetts State 2–5–2
1940 Massachusetts State 1–8
Massachusetts State: 9–32–3
Total: 9–32–3

BaseballEdit

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Massachusetts State Aggies (Independent) (1936–1940)
1936 Massachusetts State 2-10-1
1937 Massachusetts State 11-3
1938 Massachusetts State 10-3
1939 Massachusetts State 14-5-1
1940 Massachusetts State 3-8
Massachusetts State Aggies: 40–29-2
Lehigh Engineers (Independent) (1942–1952)
Lehigh:
Total: 122-130-2

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External linksEdit

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