• Created Date
  • 1985-1986
  • Publisher
  • Springfield College
  • Description
  • A photograph of the coaches and the players during a pregame in the 1985 football season. There are players on the field and 3 coaches in white shirts on the sidelines. The team captain, Jim Anderson (wearing #55), is standing on the field. The team finished the 1985 sesaon with a disappointing record of 2 wins and 8 losses in head coach Mike DeLong's 2nd season as head coach. In 1995 under head coach DeLong the team transitioned from Division... more
    A photograph of the coaches and the players during a pregame in the 1985 football season. There are players on the field and 3 coaches in white shirts on the sidelines. The team captain, Jim Anderson (wearing #55), is standing on the field. The team finished the 1985 sesaon with a disappointing record of 2 wins and 8 losses in head coach Mike DeLong's 2nd season as head coach. In 1995 under head coach DeLong the team transitioned from Division II football to Division III football, where they currently remain today along with DeLong. As of the end of the 2012 season his overall coaching record stands at 165 wins, 117 losses, and 2 ties, a winning percentage of .581. In 1890, Amos Alonzo Stagg, a Yale all-American and major league baseball pitching prospect, came to Springfield College (then known as the YMCA Training School) and started the college’s first football team. A grad student in a one-year program to become a YMCA Physical Director, he served as Coach, Manager, Captain. Bottom photograph. less
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