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Allen, Forrest C., 1885-1974

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Personal name headingAllen, Forrest C., 1885-1974
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Variant(s)Allen, Phog
Allen, Forrest Claire, 1885-
Associated placeIndependence (Mo.)
Birth date18851118
Death date19740916
Place of birthJamesport (Mo.)
Place of deathLawrence (Kan.)
Field of activityBasketball Medicine
AffiliationUniversity of Kansas Baker University Haskell Institute
Profession or occupationBasketball coach Osteopathic physician
Found inHis My basket-ball bible ... 1924 : t.p. (by Forrest C. Allen)
Find-a-Grave website, Mar. 18, 2013, last viewed February 24, 2017 (Forrest Clare "Phog" Allen ; born: Nov. 18, 1885, Jamesport, Missouri ; died: Sep. 16, 1974, Lawrence, Kansas ; Hall of Fame College Basketball Coach ; a coach at University of Kansas, Baker University, and Haskell Institute)
HoopZone website, Mar. 18, 2013 (DR. FORREST C. "PHOG" ALLEN ; Phog was born in 1885 in Jamesport, Missouri ; grew up in Independence ; 1905 he joined the Kansas City Athletic Club ; succeeded Naismith as KU's second coach in his senior year in 1907-08 at KU ; After coaching KU for two years, Allen took a hiatus for three years to study osteopathic medicine at the Kansas College of Osteopathy, gaining the skill he became famous for in the treatment of athletic injuries ; returned to coaching in 1912, to coach all sports at Warrensburg Teachers College (now Central Missouri State), from 1912-13 through the 1919 season ; become Kansas' Athletic Director in 1919 as well as football coach ; the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) was formed and Allen served as its first president ; He was also instrumental in the creation of the NCAA tournament established in 1939)
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