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dc.identifier.citation "Rice Institute Owls football player E. F. "Tiny" Kalb." (1916) Rice University:
dc.description Black and white photograph of Rice Institute Owls football and basketball player E. F. "Tiny" Kalb, headlining his achievement into the Rice Athletic Hall of Fame.
dc.description Caption reads: E. F. “TINY” KALB, Class of 1916, was one of the cornerstones of Rice’s athletic program. At six feet three and 210 pounds, he was a giant of his times. He helped get the then Institute off to a rootin’, tootin’ start. On Coach Phil Arbuckle’s football teams of 1913-1916 as tackle and sometime offensive center, he helped the Owls to a fine 19-6-5 record in those four of the school’s first five years against such established powers as Notre Dame, Tulane, Texas, LSU, Southwestern and Austin College. In basketball, “Tiny’s” teams’ results were even better. Rice’s first basketball team in 1915 won eight, lost one. As captain, he led the 1916 team to 10 wins, two losses, just missing the “state championship” (which then included the Southwest Conference) by losing to TU in Austin 17-16. Tiny came to Rice from old-time Houston (Central) High. He was the second president of the R Association. He maintained a deep and continuous interest in Rice during successful business careers in cotton and oil until his death September 5, 1964. “Tiny” played one year of football (1916 season) as a post-graduate student. The Conference thereafter immediately passed a rule, still in effect—no post-grads can play. He was a holy terror, never using a helmet and only rarely a noseguard.
dc.description.abstract Rice Athletic Hall of Fame
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dc.subject.lcshWilliam M. Rice Institute--Football
Rice Owls (Football team)
College sports--Texas--Houston
College football players--Texas--Houston
College athletes--Texas--Houston
William M. Rice Institute
Rice University--History
dc.title Rice Institute Owls football player E. F. "Tiny" Kalb
dc.digitization.specifications Images were captured using the Epson Perfection 1670 PHOTO or Epson Expression 10000XL flatbed scanner and Epson Scan software. Master Tiff images were scanned at 8-bit gray, 300 ppi. Derivative files are PDF for text and JPG & JPEG2000 for images. 2010
dc.source.collection Rice University Archives R Association records, UA 089, Box 12, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University wrc02276
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