Reaves Baysinger
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6'0" 180 lbs Guard
HS: Central Akron, OH
Born: 2/22/1902 Akron, OH
Season Stats
Season Cl Pos G GS FG FGA % FT FTA % Fls DQ Pts PPG
1921-22 So G/C
  +10
+5
 -
 -
 
 -
 -
 
 -
 -
  +4
 
Career    
+10
+5
0
0
0.0
0
0
0.0
0
0
+4
0.0

Reaves 'Ribs' Baysinger played one year of varsity basketball for Syracuse playing at guard, and occasionally at center. He was an outstanding athlete, lettering in football three years as a guard and end in football (1921-22-23) and in three years in baseball as an outfield (1922-23-24).. He earned All Eastern Honors in football his senior season and made honorable mention All-American. Baysinger was a high school teammate of Giff Zimmerman.

Baysinger would play one season in the NFL for the Rochester Jeffersonians in 1924 as a offensive end.

NFL Statistics
Seasons Pos G Rush Att Yards Rush YPA Rec. Rec. Yards TDs Rush Yds/G Pass Yds Pass Att. Pass Com. % TDs Int
1 OL
1
0
0
0.0
0
0
0
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0

He would work in the Syracuse athletic department for 20 years. He was director of freshman athletics from 1927 to 1946. He coached the freshman basketball team to a perfect 23-0 record in 1927-28. In 1947 he was named the head coach of the Syracuse football team. He would coach the team for two seasons, leading them to a disappointing 4-14 record.

Ribs Baysinger's son Reaves Baysinger Jr played football and basketball at Syracuse in 1945. Baysinger passed away in 1994.

[Note: In 1921-22 season missing individual scoring from 2 games, noted by the +]

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