Dan J. Savage
Biographical details
Born(1890-01-13)January 13, 1890
Cleveland, Ohio
DiedFebruary 1, 1931(1931-02-01) (aged 41)
Hamilton, Ohio
Playing career
c. 1910St. Ignatius (OH)
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1919–1921St. Louis University HS (MO)
1923–1925Saint Louis
1926–1930St. Xavier HS (OH)
1922–1926Saint Louis
1926–1931St. Xavier HS (OH)
1925–1926Saint Louis
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
c. 1925Saint Louis
Head coaching record
Overall13–13–1 (college football)
36–13 (college basketball)
10–3 (college baseball)

Daniel Joseph Savage (January 13, 1890 – February 1, 1931) was an American football, basketball, and baseball coach. He served as the head football coach at Saint Louis University from 1923 to 1925, compiling a record of 13–13–1[1] Savage was also the head basketball coach at Saint Louis from 1922 to 1926 and the school's head baseball coach from 1925 to 1926.[2][3] Savage played college football at St. Ignatius College—now known as John Carroll University—in University Heights, Ohio. He died on February 1, 1931, at Mercy Hospital in Hamilton, Ohio, after suffering a skull fracture sustained in a fall down a set of stairs.[4]

Head coaching record


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Saint Louis Billikens (Independent) (1923–1925)
1923 Saint Louis 5–3–1
1924 Saint Louis 6–3
1925 Saint Louis 2–6–1
Saint Louis: 13–13–1
Total: 13–13–1


  1. ^ Schmidt (2007). Shaping College Football: The Transformation of an American Sport. ISBN 9780815608868. Retrieved December 30, 2018.
  2. ^ "Dan Savage". Sports-Reference College Basketball. Retrieved December 30, 2018.
  3. ^ "Daniel Savage". Catholic News Service. Retrieved December 30, 2018.
  4. ^ "Dan Savage, Ex-Coach At St. Louis U., Killed". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. St. Louis, Missouri. February 2, 1931. p. 6. Retrieved April 19, 2019 – via Newspapers.com open access.