Raymond Starbuck
Biographical details
Bornc. 1878
Fort Ann, New York
DiedAugust 16, 1965(1965-08-16)
Rochester, New York
Playing career
Head coaching record

Raymond D. Starbuck (c. 1878 – August 16, 1965) was an American football player and coach and railroad executive.

Born in Fort Ann, New York, and raised in Glen Falls, New York, Starbuck attended Cornell University. He played fullback on the Cornell Big Red football team in 1899 and 1900. He was captain of the football team in 1899 and 1900 and was selected as an consensus All-American in 1900.[1][2][3] In 1899, he led the Cornell team to its first victory over Princeton in the history of the rivalry.[4] He served as the head coach of Cornell's football team in 1901 and 1902, compiling a record of 19–4.[5] He worked for the New York Central Railroad from 1902 to 1949, eventually becoming an executive vice president and director. He retired in 1949 and died in 1965 at age 87 in Rochester, New York.[6][7]

Head coaching record[edit | edit source]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Cornell Big Red (Independent) (1901–1902)
1901 Cornell 11–1
1902 Cornell 8–3
Cornell: 19–4
Total: 19–4
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Starbuck to Captain Cornell". 1899-02-19.
  2. "Starbuck's Men Improve: Cornell Crosses the Scrub's Line Eight Times in Succession". 1899-10-26.
  3. "Captain Starbuck - Cornell". 1899-12-10.
  4. "Rah for Cornell For the First Time in Her History She Twists the Tail Of the Princeton Tiger". 1899-10-29.
  5. "Starbuck Will be Head Coach: Captain Warner, of the Cornell Eleven, Sets at Rest the Rumors That He Would Not Have Charge of the Team". 1901-09-15.
  6. "R.D. Starbuck, executive, dies". 1965-08-17.
  7. "Mr. Starbuck Dies at 87". 1965-08-17.

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