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Leo Edgar Hafford (September 17, 1883 – October 1, 1911) was a professional baseball player who played pitcher in the major leagues. He attended Tufts University. He also attended Bowdoin College, and went on to coach football at the University of Connecticut in 1911. He served as head coach only briefly, however, as he died from typhoid fever three weeks after accepting the position. He ended up only coaching one game, but was credited as head coach for the whole season.

Leo Hafford
Born: (1883-09-17)September 17, 1883
Somerville, Massachusetts
Died: October 1, 1911(1911-10-01) (aged 28)
Willimantic, Connecticut
Batted: Unknown Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 15, 1906, for the Cincinnati Reds
Last MLB appearance
April 24, 1906, for the Cincinnati Reds
MLB statistics
Win–loss record1–1
Earned run average0.95

Head coaching recordEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Connecticut Aggies (Athletic League of New England State Colleges) (1911)
1911 Connecticut 0–5 0–0
Connecticut: 0–5 0–0
Total: 0–5


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