• Edward E. "Hook" Mylin •
EDWARD E. "HOOK" MYLIN COACHED Lafayette for seven seasons (1937-42, 1946) and guided the Leopards to undefeated seasons in 1937 and 1940. What he accomplished in his first year at Lafayette is likely his greatest single achievement, earning him the moniker Miracle-Man Mylin. Inheriting a team that had posted a dismal 1-8 mark in 1936, Mylin directed the Leopards to a perfect season, crusing through eight straight opponents with a defense that allowed just six points all season. The swift turnaround earned Hook national coach of the year honors and, ultimately, induction into the National Football Foundation Hall of Fame.
Erected by Lafayette College.
Location. 40° 42.035′ N, 75° 12.568′ W. Marker is in Easton, Pennsylvania, in Northampton County. Marker is adjacent to the stairway between Oechsle Hall and Fisher Stadium's south grandstand, on the Lafayette College campus. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Easton PA 18042, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas B. Holloway, M.D. (within shouting distance of this marker); Honored French Soldiers Who Died at Yorktown
Also see . . . Edward Mylin Bio at College Football Hall of Fame. (Submitted on July 2, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 2, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 2, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 2, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.