Charles B. Moran
Charles B. Moran, college football coach and professional baseball umpire, was born in Nashville on February 22, 1879. He coached football at Texas A&M during 1908-13 (38-8-4) and at Carlisle Indian School in 1914-15, then went on to train the Praying Colonels of Centre College in Kentucky during 1917-23 (53-6-1). "Uncle Charlie" was an inspiring coach, a strict disciplinarian, and an imaginative football strategist. He coached the Praying Colonels in their 1921 victory, 6-0, over Harvard University. Moran left Centre in 1923 to coach football at Bucknell College in Pennsylvania, then at Catawba College in North Carolina until 1939. Moran, also a National League baseball umpire during 1917-39, officiated in four World Series, in 1927, 1929, 1933, and 1939. Moran considered Horse Cave, Kentucky, his home from 1904 until his death there on June 14, 1949.
February 22, 1879 - June 14, 1949
Source: Charles R. Lee, Jr. The Kentucky Encyclopedia. Lexington, 1992