Charles Doak

Charles Doak

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Charles "Chick" Doak coached baseball at North Carolina State University from 1924 to 1939 where he accumulated 145 wins, 131 losses, 6 ties. Doak also played in the minor leagues and coached several college teams, such as at Guilford College, the University of North Carolina, and Trinity College. Doak led the Wolfpack (the players were known as the "Doakmen") to the South Atlantic Championship only twice in his 16 seasons as coach (1924 and 1928), but his view that "the best defense is a hell of an offense" made for exciting games. Doak remained on NC State's physical education faculty until 1955. The baseball field to the east of Reynolds Coliseum (a space now occupied by the Coliseum parking deck) was named in his honor, and the name persisted to the fields current site. His sons, Charles and Robert, both played baseball for NC State.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 191g
  • Ject Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135927299
  • 9786135927290