Frank Mount Pleasant

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Frank Mount Pleasant

Born om: June 13, 1884 Tuscarora Reservation, Lewiston, NY

Attended Indian Boarding Schools and Carlisle Indian Industrial School, Dickinson College

Passed away on April 12, 1937

Place of Death: Buffalo, NY

Athletic Career:

  • Played American football, track and field, basketball, and baseball.
  • Made the 1904, and 1908 Olympic teams, placing 6th in the triple jump, and 6th in the long jump in the Summer Olympic games
  • He played football from 1905-07 at Carlisle College, and 1909 Dickinson as the QB and HB
  • Coached football in 1910 at Franklin and Marchall, 1911-13 Indiana Normal, 1914 at West Virginia Wesleyan, and 1915 for Buffalo. Record: 35-15-3
  • Coached basketball in 1910-1911 at Franklin and Marshall. Record: 4-4
  • Coached baseball in 1911 at Franklin and Marchall. Record: 5-7-1
  • Joined the United States Army, as a first lieutenant in WWI, afterwards settled in Buffalo, NY where he did odd jobs till his death
  • Invented the spiral pass