Shirley Majors
Shirley Majors
Team: Football/Baseball
Induction Year: 2004

Record: (198-184-7 … 21 years; 1957-1977; team titles - 7)

Hall of Fame: Charter member of the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame (1966) … Football – 21 years 93-74-5; 5 CAC titles … Undefeated football teams (1958, 1963) …Coached six All-Americans … In baseball, 1960-1970; 105-110; 2 CAC titles … High School: Attended Lynchburg and Englewood High Schools … (12 varsity letters in three sports and started in all three sports - football, basketball, baseball - all four years) ... At Lynchburg, he lettered and started all three years in football, basketball, baseball, 1941-42-43 ...  Graduated from Englewood HS in McMinn County in 1944... also lettered and started in three sports  ...

Coaching Career: Coached football at Lynchburg (1944-45-46), old Franklin County (1947-48) and Huntland (1949-1956) before coming to Sewanee for the fall of 1957 ... Had six unefeated seasons at Huntland...College: 1963 Small College Regional Coach of the Year…1963 Runner-up National Small College Coach of the Year…1973 Pre-Season Football Writers National Small College Coach of the Year...

Born in Ridgeville in Moore County ... Raised in Beach Hill in N.W. corner of Franklin County ... Attended Marble Hill Grammar School (K-8) on border line of Franklin County and Moore County ... Family:  Sons: Johnny, Joe, Bobby, Larry and Bill; Daughter: Shirley Anne...

Born May  7, 1913 ... Died April 5, 1981.