James Baxter
Biographical details
Born(1892-10-01)October 1, 1892
Toledo, Ohio
DiedJuly 26, 1961(1961-07-26) (aged 68)
Toledo, Ohio
Alma materKenyon
Playing career
Position(s)Quarterback, defensive back (football)
Relief pitcher (baseball)
Head coaching record

James Richard Baxter (October 1, 1892 – July 26, 1961) was a minor league baseball player and an American football player and coach.[1]

Minor League BaseballEdit

Baxter played for the Toledo Mud Hens of the Southern Michigan League in 1914 and later the American Association in 1927.[2] He also played for the Jackson Vets and Flint Vechicles of the Southern Michigan League in 1915.

College football coachEdit

Baxter served as the head football coach at University of Toledo for a lone season in 1918, compiling a record of 1–1.

Professional footballEdit

Baxter played for two season in the National Football League (NFL), first for the Racine Legion in 1923 and later for the Kenosha Maroons in 1924.[3]

Head coaching recordEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Toledo Blue and Gold (Independent) (1918)
1918 Toledo 1–1
Toledo: 1–1
Total: 1–1
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.


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