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Tom Mallory

Head Football Coach

Pasadena Junior College

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Pasadena Junior College

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Teacher of Physics



education degree


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var requestedWidth = 0; > if(requestedWidth NEW COACH: Tom Mallory was named to succeed Bob McNeish as head football coach at Pasadena Junior College, it was written by Rube Samuelsen in the Star-News, April 7, 1937.
"Tom Mallory will succeed Bob McNeish as head football coach at Pasadena Junior College," wrote "Rube" Samuelsen in the Star-News of April 7, 1937.
Samuelsen wrote, "Pasadena Junior College officials, while regretting the departure of McNeish who made an outstanding record as a Bulldog coach, were jubilant over securing Mallory for the position.
"Mallory is one of Pasadena's illustrious football sons, having captained the last championship at Pasadena High School in 1927."
The photo of Mallory was copied from a Pasadena High School annual in the collection of the Pasadena Museum of History.He was president of the senior class and a football star.
Mallory went to USC and played halfback on USC's national championship team.He was in the memorable game in which USC defeated Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind.
Mallory took part in two Rose Bowl games and was a member of the 1932 Olympic team as a player in the demonstration East vs.West game at the Coliseum.
Of the latter he said, "We walked in the opening and closing parades and it was very emotional.
"He was an ornery old devil," Mallory said."Very stubborn.
Mallory returned to USC to get an education degree and did cadet teaching of mathematics at Pasadena's Polytechnic school.
After several years of $25 a week jobs, and a successful $50 a week high school coaching job in Oklahoma, he was hired by Pasadena Junior College.
Mallory ran the football program at PJC from 1937-1950 and was Jackie Robinson's coach.
In a Star-News interview in 1984, Mallory said, "One thing I learned from Jackie was that some players are so natural, you do better by not coaching them at all."
Mallory stayed at PCC as a teacher of physics after he left coaching.When he retired in 1974, he was chairman of the physical science department.

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