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Robert Duffy
American football coach

Robert Duffy

Robert Duffy
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro American football coach
Was Sports coach
From United States of America
Field Sports
Gender male
Birth 13 May 1903
Death 9 December 1974, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. (aged 71 years)
Star sign Taurus
The details (from wikipedia)


Robert C. Duffy (May 13, 1903 – December 9, 1974) was the 20th head football coach for the Dickinson College Red Devils in Carlisle, Pennsylvania and he held that position for two seasons, from 1927 until 1928. His overall coaching record at Dickinson was 6 wins, 9 losses, and 1 ties. This ranks him 16th at Dickinson in terms of total wins and 17th at Dickinson in terms of winning percentage.
During World War II, "Duffy" was assigned to the Thirteenth Troop Carrier Squadron, nicknamed "The Thirsty 13th," from September 1942 until January 1945, first as the Intelligence Officer, and then the Executive Officer - right-hand man of the Commanding Officer, in New Caledonia, New Hebrides, and Biak. According to various squadron members: "Duffy was like a father to us. If you needed something, Duffy would get it done." "He was the backbone of the squadron." "The mentor of everyone was Bob Duffy, and everyone hung out with him and played cards with him." "The men loved Major Duffy."

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