Whitey Campbell

Alexander Carr "Whitey" Campbell (January 19, 1926 – November 3, 2015) was an American football, basketball, baseball player and coach. He served as the head baseball coach at the University of Miami in 1958 and from 1960 to 1962 and at the University of Montana in 1966.

Whitey Campbell
Biographical details
Born(1926-01-19)January 19, 1926
New York, New York
DiedNovember 3, 2015(2015-11-03) (aged 89)
Rutherfordton, North Carolina
Playing career
1946–1949Miami (FL)
1946–1950Miami (FL)
1947–1950Miami (FL)
Position(s)Fullback (football)
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1950Miami (FL) (assistant freshmen)
1951–1956Miami Jackson HS (FL) (assistant)
1957–1961Miami (FL) (assistant)
1965–1966Montana (assistant)
1967–1968Navy (assistant)
1969–1970Kentucky (assistant)
1971–1975Miami (FL) (assistant)
1976–1980New Orleans Saints (ST)
1951–1957Miami Jackson HS (FL)
1958Miami (FL)
1960–1962Miami (FL)

Born in New York City and raised in Caldwell, New Jersey,[1] Campbell attended James Caldwell High School, where he graduated in 1944 and was inducted into the school's hall of fame in 1990.[2]

Campbell died on November 3, 2015, in Rutherfordton, North Carolina, after suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.[1]


  1. Miller Degnan, Susan (November 5, 2015). "UM all-around great athlete, coach Whitey Campbell dies at 89". Miami Herald. Miami, Florida. Retrieved November 3, 2018.
  2. D'Onofrio, Mike. "James Caldwell High School Athletic Hall of Fame List While new inductees are expected to be named later this year, take a look at those names already on the list.", Caldwells Patch, May 7, 2013. Accessed November 4, 2018. "Alexander 'Whitey' Campbell Stafford 1944 1990"
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