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Tink Gillam
Playing career
Position(s)Halfback
Head coaching record
Overall11–13–1 (baseball)
36–12 (basketball)
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
Basketball
2 SIAA (1924, 1925)
Awards
Birmingham–Southern Sports Hall of Fame

M. Park "Tink" Gillam was a college football, baseball, and basketball coach. He won back-to-back Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association basketball titles as coach at Mercer, earning him the title "the Napoleon of Southern basketball".[1] He then was head baseball coach at Clemson. At both, he was an assistant on the football team.[2][3] He played as a halfback at Birmingham College.[4] He was inducted into the Birmingham–Southern Sports Hall of Fame in 1990.[5]

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