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Danville in Boyle County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

"Uncle" Charlie Moran

 
 
"Uncle" Charlie Moran Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2018
1. "Uncle" Charlie Moran Marker
Inscription.  Colorful college football coach and National Baseball League umpire. Coached Praying Colonels of Centre College into national football spotlight, 1916-23. See other side. First coached, 1898-99, at Bethel College, Russellville, Ky. Then held four other coaching positions before going to Texas A. and M., where he coached, 1908-13, and at Carlisle Indian School, 1914-15. After seven years at Centre, then went to Bucknell Univ., 1923-25; Catawba College, 1929-39. National League umpire, 1917-39. Officiated at four baseball World Series-1927, 29, 33, 38. Born in Nashville, Tennessee, 1879. University of Tenn., 1897. Resident of Horse Cave. Died, 1949. Interred Horse Cave Cemetery.

(Reverse not transcribed, see Photo No. 2)
 
Erected 1967 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1091.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationSports. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1879.
 
Location. 37° 38.604′ 

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N, 84° 46.745′ W. Marker is in Danville, Kentucky, in Boyle County. Marker is on College Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Danville KY 40422, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Carnegie (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); C.S.A. 1861 - 1865 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. Ephraim McDowell, 1771-1830 / McDowell-Crawford Surgery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Centre (approx. 0.2 miles away); Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Todd Stuart, 1807-1885 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sinking Spring (approx. 0.2 miles away); Centre College (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Danville.
 
Also see . . .  Charley Moran. (Submitted on August 12, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
"Uncle" Charlie Moran Marker - other side image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2018
2. "Uncle" Charlie Moran Marker - other side
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"Uncle" Charlie Moran Marker - widew view image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2018
3. "Uncle" Charlie Moran Marker - widew view
"Uncle" Charlie Moran image. Click for full size.
Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons, 1905
4. "Uncle" Charlie Moran
"Uncle" Charlie Moran image. Click for full size.
5. "Uncle" Charlie Moran
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 15, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 12, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 378 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 14, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.   2, 3. submitted on August 15, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.   4. submitted on August 12, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.   5. submitted on August 12, 2018. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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