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The Career of George Eastment

Postby fastpete » Fri Jul 15, 2011 2:12 am

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COLOR PORTRAIT [High Resolution Kodachrome] Coach George Eastment with Irving Kintisch, Van Cortlandt Park, circa 1952
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Manhattan College ICAAAA Outdoor Champions photograph

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LIFE Magazine Illustrated Full-Feature

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LIFE MAGAZINE Full-length feature article 1945 on George Eastment "America's Greatest High School Coach"
Great Photographs
Details and documents Eastment's innovation of the "Inside-Left" Mile Relay Pass

http://books.google.com/books?id=CUoEAA ... &q&f=false
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Collegiate Career Coaching Record - George Eastment

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Manhattan College 1946-'63
(Bishop Loughlin H.S. 1928-'45)
ICAAAA* Team Champions:
2 Cross Country; 5 Indoor; 4 Outdoor
Individual: 48 ICAAAA Individual Champions: 27 Indoor, 21 Outdoor
4 Meet Records: 2 Indoor, 2 Outdoor
236 All-East: 121 Indoor, 115 Outdoor
* "ICAAAA Championships then a very prestigious event," L. Remigino
Metropolitan Intercollegiate:
38 Cross Country, Indoor, and Outdoor
204 Met-IC Individual Champions: 6 Cross Country, 85 Indoor. 113 Outdoor
34 Meet Records: 6 Cross Country, 8 Indoor, 20 Outdoor
Total: 49 Intercollegiate Team Championships

Olympians:
Ed O'Toole London '48 10,000m (US Olympic Trials 10,000m winner 32.29.7)
Lindy Remigino Helsinki '52 100m and 4x100m champion
http://www.flickr.com/photos/33831068@N02/5661854845/
Lou Jones Melbourne '56 4x400m champion (US Olympic Trials 400m winner World Record 45.2)
Ken Bantum Melbourne '56 Shot Put
http://www.thepennrelays.com/ViewArticl ... =205137384
Tom Murphy Rome '60 800m (US Olympic Trials 800m winner)
http://ny.milesplit.com/articles/20940

US Indoor Individual Champions:
Fred Sickinger 1946 1000y
Jack O'Connell 1952 60y
Steve Dillon 1953 35lb wt
L. Jones 1956 600y
T. Murphy 1960 600y

US Outdoor Individual Champions:
E. O'Toole 1946-'47-'48 10,000y
K. Bantum 1956 Shot Put
Charlie Pratt 1957 (US Army) Decathlon
T. Murphy 1959 800y

NAIA/NCAA Champions:
C. Pratt 1956 220y-Low Hurdles
K. Bantum 1956 Shot Put

Penn Relays "Champions of America"
15 Manhattan College Penn Relays Champions:
1946 - 4x1500, Distance Medley; 1948 - 4x220; 1951 - 4x110,4x220**; 1952 - 4x110, 4x220, 4x440; 1953 - 4x440; 1954 - 4x440; 1955 - 4x220, 4x1500, 4x120y Hurdles; 1957 - 4x880 One Other Unlisted.
** "On par with the '48 Olympic All-Star squad," Jesse Abramson ("The Brain") [ref.: New York Herald Tribune]
http://www.flickr.com/photos/33831068@N02/5941229653/

5 Manhattan College Penn Relays Individual Winners:
Bob Sabara 1954 Two-Mile; K. Bantum 1956-'57 Shot Put, Discus; Joe Marchiony 1960 Shot Put

Los Angeles Coliseum Relays:
1951 - 4x110, 4x220; 1952 - 4x110, 4x220***
J. O'Connell - Joe Schatzle - L. Remigino - Bob Carty!
*** Second-fastest times World (both events) ever then recorded [ref.: LA Examiner] just missing both World Records

World and USA Rankings :
E. O'Toole 1947 10,000m
L. Remigino #1 1952 100m
J. O'Connell #2 1952 60y
http://www.flickr.com/photos/33831068@N ... otostream/
Vernon Dixon 1952 600y
L. Jones #1 1955, 1956 400m
T. Murphy 1959 800m

National-AAU Indoor Championships:
Manhattan College Runner-Up (5 Times): 1947, 1952. 1953, 1958, 1960

NCAA All-Americans [6 in those days]:
L. Remigino, C. Pratt (220-Lows and 120-Highs), K. Bantum (Shot Put twice, Discus) J. Marchiony, T. Murphy, Jim Doulin (1960, Mile) Mike D'Amico (1963, Hammer)

World Record Holders:
L. Jones, 400m, 1955 45.4, Pan Am Games; 1956 45.2 US Olympic Trials
John Corry - Kye Courtney - Larry St. Clair - Artie Evans Two-Mile Relay 7:32.8 (11 laps) Millrose Games
Coach Kye Courtney:
http://www.dyestatcal.com/news/tr2006/D ... rtney.html
http://articles.latimes.com/1993-04-25/ ... orne-track
Larry St. Clair:
http://www.elizabethnj.org/2006_stclair.html
Artie Evans:
http://www.sisportshalloffame.org/index ... &Itemid=60
John Corry:
http://www.gojaspers.com/ViewArticle.db ... ID=1327237

Other Internationalist Champions:
L. Remigino 1952, 1954 (NYAC/American team) 100y, 220 British Games (14 International Teams)
J. Schatzle 1953 (NYAC/American team) 100y, 220 British Games
http://www.flickr.com/photos/33831068@N ... hotostream
L. Jones 1955 400m (World-Record 45.4), 4x400 Pan-Am Games

Manhattan PR-Man and Hall of Famer Bill Miller's Remarks: Head coach of first US Track & Field team to face USSR in Moscow dual meet, 1958. Russians called him "The Little Giant". Team also toured Europe winning all dual meets w/ national teams; One of three coaches US Olympic Team (Rome '60); Chairman US Track & Field Committee (1964); Member of AAU, NCAA, ICAAAA, and Metropolitan-Intercollegiate Track & Field Rules Committees; President of NCAA, ICAAAA, and Met-IC Track Coaches Associations; The Millrose Games has a race named "The CHSAA George T. Eastment Two-Mile Relay" in his memory.
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Photographs Color/B&W - A Few Outstanding Performers

Postby fastpete » Fri Jul 15, 2011 6:25 am

BOB CARTY color photograph - USC campus, L.A. Coliseum Relays, 1952
http://www.flickr.com/photos/33831068@N02/8518575286/

LOU JONES color photograph - West Pt., Army-Manhattan dual meet, 1952 or '53
http://www.flickr.com/photos/33831068@N02/5940226770/

JACK O'CONNELL - National-AAU 60y champion, 1952
http://www.flickr.com/photos/33831068@N02/5941791772/

CHARLIE PRATT color photograph - West Pt., Army-Manhattan dual meet, 1952 or '53
http://www.flickr.com/photos/33831068@N02/5939671095/

LINDY REMIGINO color photograph - LA. Coliseum Relays, 1952
http://www.flickr.com/photos/33831068@N02/5939671963/

Manhattan JASPERS Sprint Relay Team color photograph - Circa 1951
http://www.flickr.com/photos/33831068@N02/5939672107/

ICAAAA Champions Team photograph - Since Penn State with Barney Ewell, the Jaspers were the first team ever to win Indoor/Outdoor championships same year. And they did so twice! - 1952, 1953. Indoor Captain Steve Dillon w/ "On the Marks"; Captain Joe Schatzle w/ trophy
http://www.flickr.com/photos/33831068@N02/5939786872/

LINDY REMIGINO photograph 100m - Finland, Helsinki '52
http://www.flickr.com/photos/33831068@N02/4678937154/

LINDY REMIGINO photograph 100y - Netherlands, "Chris Berger Stadium", 1952
(Defeating McDonald Bailey again)
http://www.flickr.com/photos/33831068@N02/5939675097/
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Re: The Career of George Eastment

Postby lonewolf » Fri Jul 15, 2011 9:50 am

fastpete wrote:http://www.flickr.com/photos/33831068@N02/5939786682/

COLOR PORTRAIT [High Resolution Kodachrome] Coach George Eastment with Irving Kintisch, Van Cortlandt Park, circa 1952

What is interesting to me is: Spring 1952 and these men are wearing suits and overcoats in a track stadium.
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Eastment's 58 ICAAAA Champions

Postby fastpete » Thu Jul 28, 2011 4:51 pm

Compiled by Mellissa Stoll

George Eastment (Head Coach, Manhattan College, 1946-1963)


48 I.C.A.A.A.A. Individual Champions (27 Indoor / 21 Outdoor)


Indoor

1946

1) Ed Walsh, One Mile, 4:19.4

2) Ed O’Toole, 2-Mile, 9:47.2

3) Fred Sickinger, 600 Yd. Run, 1:15.8


1947

4) Joe Cianciabella, 60 Yd. Dash, 6.2

5) Atkinson, 1000 yd. Run, 2:26.3


1948

6) Joe Cianciabella, 60 Yd. Dash, 6.3


1951

7) John Ogle, 16lb. Shot Put, 51’1”


1952

8) John O’Connell, 60 Yd. Dash, 6.2

9) Vernon Dixon, 600Yd. Run, 1:11

10) Roy Lucas, 600 Yd. Run (A.A.U. Handicap, 5 Yds.) 1:15.8


1953

11) Steve Dillon, Weight Throw, 58’7 ½”

12) Charles Pratt, Broad Jump, 23’5 ½”


1954

13) Frank Gaffney, High Jump (3-way tie) 6’4 ¾”

14) Louis Jones, 600 Yd. Run, 1:11.3


1955

15) Charles Pratt, 60 Yd. High Hurdles, 7.4


1956

16) L. Moore, Broad Jump, 23’5 ½”

17) Ken Bantum, Shot Put, 55’6 ¾”


1957

18) Louis Knight, 60 Yd. Dash, 7.2

19) Ken Bantum, 16lb. Shot Put, 55’ 7 ¼”


1958

20) Joseph Marchiony, 16lb. Shot Put, 54’ 11 ¼”

21) Tom Murphy, 600 Yd. Run, 1:11


1960

22) Joseph Marchiony, 16lb. Shot Put, 57’


1961

23) Robert O’Brien, Broad Jump, 24’


1962

24) Tyrone Pannell, 60 Yd. High Hurdles, 7.4


1963

25) 60 Yd. Dash, Bob Mattis, 6.2








Outdoor

1946

1) Ed Walsh, One Mile, 4:12.3


1950

2) Robert Carty, 220 Yd. Dash, 21.2


1952

3) Steve Dillon, Hammer Throw, 172’5 1/8”

4) Frank Gaffney, High Jump, 6’1 ½”

5) Bill Lucas, 2 Mile Run, 9:31.1 (Meet Record)

6) Lindy Remigino, 220 Yd. Dash, 21.9

7) William Schertzer, 120 Yd. High Hurdles, 15.7


1953

9) Charles Pratt, 220 Low Hurdles, 24.1

10) Lindy Remigino, 100 Yd. Dash, 10.0

11) Lindy Remigino, 220 Yd. Dash, 21.7


1954

12) Frank Gaffney, High Jump (tie), 6’1 ¾”

13) Lou Jones, 440 Yd. Run, 47.3


1955

14) Charles Pratt, 220 Low Hurdles, 23.0


1956

15) Ken Bantum, Shot Put, 56’ 8”

16) Moore, Broad Jump, 23’ 8 ½”


1957

17) Ken Bantum, Shot Put, 56’5”

18) Donald McGorty, Javelin, 209’ 3 ½”


1958

19) Donald McGorty, Javelin, 229’2 ½”


1960

20) Joseph Marchiony, Shot Put, 56’3 ½”


1963

21) Bob Mattis, 220 Yd. Dash, 21.4
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NYT: Eastment Set to Retire - GE Reveals His Favorite Victor

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Bob Carty @ USC - "Manhattan's Greatest Athlete"

Postby fastpete » Fri Mar 01, 2013 3:58 am

PHOTO: Bob Carty @ USC in 1951 after anchoring the Jaspers sweep of the "Coliseum Relays" sprint relays:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/33831068@N ... hotostream

Upon his retirement in the early-Sixties, Coach George Eastment was asked by"The NY Times" what his favorite victory of his career was, and he said winning the Los Angeles Coliseum Relays 4x110 and 4x220 in 1951 -- see retirement announcement article posted.
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Re: The Career of George Eastment

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Question: How do posts, such as the one above, get on a thread with a different title? :?
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Re: The Career of George Eastment

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lonewolf wrote:Question: How do posts, such as the one above, get on a thread with a different title? :?


Larger question: is the spam absolutely endless?
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Re: Subject: You can put whatever you want here!!!

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Conor Dary wrote:Yes, spam is endless. A self replicating virus...

Ah,so... :shock:
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