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Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Eddie Paulette Hurt

 
 
Eddie Paulette Hurt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 28, 2020
1. Eddie Paulette Hurt Marker
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Born: February 12, 1900 - Brookneal, Virginia
Died: March 24, 1989 - Baltimore, Maryland
Morgan State Head Football Coach: 1929 - 1959
Morgan State Track and Field Coach: 1929 - 1970
Morgan State Director of Athletics: 1958 - 1970
Football Coaching Record at MSU: 173 wins, 54 losses, 18 ties - .706 winning percentage

Ranks 1st All-Time in the NCAA Division II record books with 54 straight games without a loss: 47-0-7

Conference Championships:
14 CIAA Championships - 1930, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1937, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1946, 1949, 1956

Track and Field Recognition:
13 CIAA Track and Field Championships
8 NCAA National Championships
12 AAU Individual Champions
11 Penn Relays Championship of Americas

National Citations:
MSU Gymnasium named in his honor - 1952
Coached the Pan American Games - 1959
Member of the the United States Olympic Committee - 1960-1972
Coached the Olympic Games - 1964

Hall of Fames:
Track and Field News Coach of the Year - 1950
Morgan State
Eddie Paulette Hurt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 28, 2020
2. Eddie Paulette Hurt Marker
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Athletic Hall of Fame - 1972
USA National Track and Field Hall of Fame - 1975
MBCU Hall of Fame - 1978
National Association of Collegiate Director of Athletics - 1992
U.S. Track Coaches Association - 2004
National College Football Association Trailblazer Award
 
Erected by Morgan State University.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansEducationSports. In addition, it is included in the Historically Black Colleges and Universities 🎓 series list. A significant historical date for this entry is February 12, 1900.
 
Location. 39° 20.626′ N, 76° 35.06′ W. Marker is in Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker can be reached from Hillen Road 0.2 miles south of East Cold Spring Lane, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1700 East Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore MD 21239, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Earl Carey Banks (here, next to this marker); Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc. (within shouting distance of this marker); Groove Phi Groove Social Fellowship, Inc. (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Carnegie Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Frederick Douglass (approx. ¼ mile away); Holmes Hall
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(approx. ¼ mile away); William C. (Bill) Rhoden (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rochelle Stevens (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morgan State University.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 29, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 71 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 29, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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