Reaves Baysinger
Sport(s)Football, basketball, baseball
Biographical details
Born(1902-02-22)February 22, 1902
Doylestown, Ohio
DiedDecember 4, 1994(1994-12-04) (aged 92)
Rochester, New York
Playing career
Position(s)Guard, end (football)
Point guard (basketball)
Outfielder (baseball)
Head coaching record

Reaves Henry Baysinger (February 22, 1902 – December 4, 1994) was the head football coach at Syracuse from 1947 to 1948. Despite his strong ties to the university he only produced a 4–14 (.222) record. On a higher note, in 1927, he coached the freshman basketball team to an undefeated 23–0 record.

Baysinger played college football as a guard and end at Syracuse. During his senior season, he was an honorable mention all-American. He also played basketball as a point guard, and baseball as an outfielder. Baysinger played one game in the NFL as a member of the Rochester Jeffersons in 1924.[1] He died in 1994.

Head coaching recordEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Syracuse Orangemen (Independent) (1947–1948)
1947 Syracuse 3–6
1948 Syracuse 1–8
Syracuse: 4–14
Total: 4–14
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.


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