E.W. "Goat" Hale

College Career

Mississippi College (1915-1917, 1919-1921)

• Scored 161 points (’21)

• Gained 2,160 yards (’21)

• Led Mississippi College to a 7-2-1 season record

• Personally responsible for 227 of the 275 points taillied by Mississippi College

• All-Southern (’21)


Pro Career

• Patterson (sawmill team) and Standard Oil (Baton Rouge), baseball (1919)

• Memphis Tigers (1931-1934) professional football player

• New York Giants, baseball (Spring 1922)


Coaching Career

Mississippi Schools (1922-1946)

• Coached baseball, football, and basketball for 28 years at Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Southern Mississippi, Millsaps, and Pearl River Junior College

• Inducted into National Football Hall of Fame (’63)

• Inducted into the Sports Hall of Fame at: Mississippi College, Millsaps, and Ole Miss

• Robinson-Hale Stadium at Mississippi College is named in his honor.


Did You Know?

Hale & Jones Sporting Goods Company was organized by Goat Hale and Jerrell “Fid” Jones.