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H. R. Schenker

H. R. Schenker
Schenker pictured c. 1906 at Texas
Biographical details
Born(1882-04-21)April 21, 1882
Holyoke, Massachusetts, U.S.
DiedMay 3, 1922(1922-05-03) (aged 40)
Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.
Alma materYale University
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Head coaching record
Overall12–4 (football)
16–8 (baseball)

Henry Richard Schenker (April 21, 1882 – May 3, 1922) was an American football and baseball coach. He served as the head football coach at the University of Texas at Austin in 1906 and at Mercer University in 1907, compiling a career college football record of 12–4. Schenker was also the head baseball coach at Texas in the spring of 1907, tallying a mark of 16–8.[1]

Schenker was born on April 21, 1882, in Holyoke, Massachusetts.[2] He graduated from Yale University in 1905. He died on May 3, 1922, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, after suffering from liver cancer.[3][4]

Head coaching record


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Texas Longhorns (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1906)
1906 Texas 9–1 1–1 T–8th
Texas: 9–1 1–1
Mercer Baptists (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1907)
1907 Mercer 3–3 0–3 11th
Mercer: 3–3 0–3
Total: 12–4


Statistics overview
Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Texas Longhorns (Southwestern Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1907)
1907 Texas 16–8 15–6
Texas: 16–8 (.667) 15–6 (.714)
Total: 16–8 (.667)

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion


  1. ^ "Texas Baseball History 2018 Fact Book" (PDF). Texas Sports. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 26, 2019. Retrieved October 25, 2019.
  2. ^ Denis Larionov & Alexander Zhulin. "Read the ebook History of Idaho : the gem of the mountains (Volume 4) by James H. Hawley". Retrieved November 9, 2011.
  3. ^ "Death Summons H. R. Schenker". The Spokesman-Review. Spokane, Washington. May 5, 1922. p. 9. Retrieved November 30, 2020 – via Open access icon.
  4. ^ Yale University: Obituary Record of Graduates Deceased During the Year Ending July 1, 1922. 1921. pp. 484–6.

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