Archives Photograph Collection

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title:

Basketball and football coach Les Mann

image number:

P0021398

description:

This image scanned from page 142 of the 1923 Arbutus yearbook. Mann was also a major league baseball player from 1913-1928. He played for many teams including the Chicago Cubs and the Cincinnati Reds. At IU he coached basketball during the 1922-23 and 1923-24 seasons. He was an assistant varsity football coach for the 1922 season, and head coach for the freshman football team during the 1923 season. He was also made assistant athletic director in 1923. In January and February of 1923 he taught a class on the lore and fundamentals of baseball using 304 lantern slides in one class and 450 in another. Both courses had a "textbook" authored by Mann. There is no mention of Mann actually coaching baseball at IU.

date taken:

1923

personal name:

Mann, Leslie

topic:

Basketball

topic:

Coaches (Athletics)

topic:

Football

city:

Bloomington

state:

Indiana

series:

Individuals