Leon McCarty
Biographical details
Born(1888-06-20)June 20, 1888
Columbus, Ohio
DiedSeptember 18, 1962(1962-09-18) (aged 74)
Chillicothe, Ohio
Head coaching record
Overall3–2–3 (football)
37–21–1 (baseball)

Leon Bumbarger McCarty (June 20, 1888 – September 18, 1962) was an American football and baseball coach. He was the 17th head football coach at the University of Kansas, serving for one season, in 1919, and compiling a record of 3–2–3.[1][2] McCarty also was head baseball coach at Kansas from 1914 to 1917 and in 1920, tallying a record of 37–21–1 and winning Missouri Valley Conference championships in 1914 and 1915.

McCarty was a 1910 graduate of Ohio State University, where he lettered in football in 1908 and 1909.[3]

Head coaching recordEdit


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Kansas Jayhawks (Missouri Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1919)
1919 Kansas 3–2–3 1–1–1 T–3rd
Kansas: 3–2–3 1–1–1
Total: 3–2–3
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.


  1. "Kansas Names Coach" Christian Science Monitor July 14, 1919
  2. Kansas Coaching Records Script error
  3. The New York Times "Leon McCarty to Coach Kansas" July 24, 1919

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