C.J. "Pete" Taylor

Pete TaylorBorn: August 18, 1918
Died: May 15, 2011
Hometown: New Orleans, LA
Year of Induction: 1990

 

College Career

Southern Mississippi (1941, 1945-1947)
  • Played football, baseball, basketball
  • Member of undefeated football team, 9-0-1 record (’41)

 

Coaching Career

Holy Cross High School, New Orleans (1947-1948)
St. Louis University High School, St. Louis (1948-1955)
  • 3 city championships
Southern Mississippi (1955-1984)
  • Assistant football coach (’55-’65)
  • Head baseball coach (’59-’83)
  • Track coach
  • Assistant athletic director (’65-’84)
  • USM baseball facility named Pete Taylor Park (’85)

 

Did You Know?

Pete Taylor played prep school ball at St. Stanislaus High School with future Heisman Trophy winner Doc Blanchard, also a member of the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.