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

Earl Carey Banks

 
 
Earl Carey Banks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 28, 2020
1. Earl Carey Banks Marker
Inscription.  
Born: June 11, 1924 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died: October 27, 1993 - Baltimore, Maryland
Morgan State Head Football Coach: 1960 - 1973
Morgan State Director of Athletics: 1970 - 1983
Football Coaching Record at MSU: 96 wins, 31 losses, 2 ties, - .744 winning percentage

Ranks 3rd All-Time in the NCAA Division II record books with 31 consecutive wins

Conference Championships:
5 CIAA Championships - 1962, 1963, 1965, 1966, 1967
1 MEAC Championship - 1971

National Citations:
Man of the Year Award - Baltimore Sun Newspaper - 1966
Pittsburgh Courier National Coach of the Year - 1966
CIAA Coach of the Year - 1962, 1965, 1966
MEAC Coach of the Year - 1971
Washington Touchdown Club Coach of the Year - 1966
Pigskin Club Coach of the Year - 1966

Hall of Fames:
Morgan State Athletic Hall of Fame - 1982
CIAA Hall of Fame - 1987
Maryland Football Hall of Fame - 1988
National Association of Collegiate Director of Athletics - 1992
National Football Foundation Hall of Fame - 1992
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Earl Carey Banks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 28, 2020
2. Earl Carey Banks Marker
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Athletic Conference - 1993
 
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 June 11, 1924.
 
Location. 39° 20.625′ N, 76° 35.056′ W. Marker is in Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker can be reached from Hillen Road (Maryland Route 41) 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. Eddie Paulette Hurt (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 (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 63 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 29, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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