Charles B. Mason
Biographical details
Born(1873-08-23)August 23, 1873
Norwich, New York
DiedJanuary 10, 1935(1935-01-10) (aged 61)
Utica, New York
Alma materCornell University (1895)
Playing career
1894Cornell
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1895Kentucky State College
1897–1898Colgate
1901Colgate
Head coaching record
Overall13–17–1

Charles Bliven "Chick" Mason (August 23, 1873 – January 10, 1935) was an American college football player and coach and lawyer. Mason's first coaching job was for Kentucky State College—now known as the University of Kentucky—in 1895, where he posted a record of 4–5.[1] His next job was as the sixth head football coach at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York; he held that position for three seasons, from 1897 until 1898 and again in 1901. His record at Colgate was 9–12–1.[2] He was a member of the Cornell University class of 1895.[3][4][5]

Mason played football at Cornell, where he was a teammate of Clint Wyckoff and George P. Dyer. He later practiced law in Utica, New York. Mason died at his home, in Utica, on January 10, 1935.[6]

Head coaching record

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Kentucky State College Blue and White (Independent) (1895)
1895 Kentucky State College 4–5
Kentucky State College: 4–5
Colgate (Independent) (1897–1898)
1897 Colgate 5–2–1
1898 Colgate 2–5
Colgate (Independent) (1901–present)
1901 Colgate 2–5
Colgate: 9–12–1
Total: 13–17–1

References

  1. ^ "Kentucky Football History Database". Kentucky Football History Database. NationalChamps.net. Retrieved April 11, 2009.
  2. ^ College Football Data Warehouse Archived October 14, 2009, at the Wayback Machine Football coaching records
  3. ^ "The Cornell Daily Sun 7 December 1895 — the Cornell Daily Sun".
  4. ^ The Cornell Era. 1898.
  5. ^ "List of Cornell lawyers : 1910". 1910.
  6. ^ "Charles B. Mason, 61, Once Hill Gridiron Star, Dies at Utica". The Ithaca Journal. Ithaca, New York. January 11, 1935. p. 3. Retrieved December 22, 2020 – via Newspapers.com open access.