Members from BPOE #249’s 125 Years of History –“Babe” Hollingbery

Orin Ercel “Babe” Hollingberry

  • coached high school football in California — 1911-1925
  • coached semi-pro Olympic Club football team
  • founded Shrine East-West All Star Game — 1925
  • coached West team in East-West All Star Game — 1925-1943
  • coached State College of Washington (Washington State University) — 1926-1942
  •  his team undefeated at home — 1926-1935
  • Pacific Coast Conference champions — 1930
  • Rose Bowl Game vs Alabama — 1930
  • overall record as coach of the Cougars 93-53-14
  • coached 8th grade football — 1943
  • hop farmer in Yakima, Hollingbery & Sons Inc.– 1944-1974
  • member of College Football Hall of Fame — elected 1979
  •   click here for additional information from National Football Foundation

 

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