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Springfield in Greene County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Don Faurot

 
 
Don Faurot Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 17, 2012
1. Don Faurot Marker
Inscription.

Born in Mountain Grove, MO, in 1902 to
Frederick W. and Charlotte Faurot
Attended Mountain Grove High School
and University of Missouri-Columbia
Married to Mary Davidson
Father to Jane, Aileen, and Julie

Blue-Gray Game Hall of Fame – 1992
University of Missouri Intercollegiate
Athletics Hall of Fame – 1990
Orange Bowl Hall of Honor – 1989
Amos Alonzo Stagg Award Recipient – 1964
College Football Hall of Fame – 1961
Missouri Sports Hall of Fame – 1953
Led University of Missouri to its first Big Six Title in 1939
Invented the Split-T Offense
University of Missouri Athletic Director – 30 Years
Past President – American Football Coaches Association
Career Coaching Record includes 164 Wins, 92, Losses, and 13 Ties
Lettered in football, basketball, and baseball at University of Missouri

Recognized as a
Missouri Sports Legend
September 2001

 
Erected 2001 by Missouri Sports Hall of Fame.
 
Location. 37° 7.224′ N, 93° 12.996′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Missouri, in Greene County. Marker is on Stan Musial Drive south of U.S. 60
Don Faurot Marker and Bust image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 17, 2012
2. Don Faurot Marker and Bust
, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3861 East Stan Musial Drive, Springfield MO 65809, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Howard Brett (here, next to this marker); Bob Broeg (here, next to this marker); Len Dawson (here, next to this marker); Henry "Hank" Louis Stram (here, next to this marker); William Payne Stewart (here, next to this marker); Norman E. Stewart (here, next to this marker); Lamar Hunt (a few steps from this marker); Russell William "Rusty" Wallace (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
 
Also see . . .
1. Don Faurot's Xs and Os. (Submitted on March 10, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. College Football Coaching Record: Don Faurot. (Submitted on March 10, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. The Life of Don Faurot. (Submitted on March 10, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Don Faurot's New York Times Obituary. (Submitted on March 10, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. University of Missouri Football 1941 at YouTube. (Submitted on March 10, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
6. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame. (Submitted on March 10, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Sports
 
Bust of Don Faurot image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 17, 2012
3. Bust of Don Faurot
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 10, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 326 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 10, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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