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Yatesville in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Coach Robert "Bob" Barbieri

 
 
Coach Robert "Bob" Barbieri Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 25, 2020
1. Coach Robert "Bob" Barbieri Marker
Inscription.  

Coach Robert "Bob" Barbieri began his coaching career at Pittston High School in 1964. Following the merger in 1966, his leadership and team building skills played an instrumental role in uniting seven individual towns into the Pittston Area School District. Throughout his career, his dedication and devotion to the Pittston Area community as an educator, coach and mentor touched the lives of countless young men and women. The life lessons learned by these individuals continue to influence today's generation and the generations to come.
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Head Football Coach 1964-1988
150 career victories
4 conference championships
8+ wins in eleven seasons
28 defensive shutouts
81 games allowing only one score
84 games scoring 25 points or more

 
Erected by Pittston Area Letterman's Club.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationSports.
 
Location. 41° 18.271′ 
Coach Robert "Bob" Barbieri Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 25, 2020
2. Coach Robert "Bob" Barbieri Marker
N, 75° 47.504′ W. Marker is in Yatesville, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is on Stout Street, on the left when traveling west. Marker is on the Barbieri Field House at Charlie Trippi Stadium, on the Pittston Area High School campus. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5 Stout Street, Pittston PA 18640, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. War Memorial (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Christopher Columbus (approx. one mile away); Knox Mine Disaster (approx. one mile away); Tinsley Hall (approx. one mile away); Inspiration Mural (approx. 1.1 miles away); Workers in Greater Pittston's Garment Industry (approx. 1.2 miles away); Toni the Tomato Mule (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named War Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Luzerne County Sports Hall Of Fame Inductee: Bob Barbieri (Happenings Magazine, 2019). (Submitted on July 26, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Bob Barbieri Citation at Luzerne County Sports Hall of Fame. (Submitted on July 26, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 26, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 28 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 26, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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