University of Pennsylvania track coach Michael Charles Murphy rallying the fans at Franklin Field, Philadelphia, PA, circa 1900.
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Mike Murphy speaking through megaphone to a crowd at Franklin Field.

Credit: Courtesy of the University Archives and Records Center, University of Pennsylvania

A pioneer of modern athletic coaching, Michael Charles Murphy (1861-1913) coached track and field at Penn from 1896 to 1900 and again from 1905 until his death in 1913.

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