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Nibs Price

Born: Apr 26, 1889

Death: Jan 13, 1968

Birthplace: Minnesota

Nationality: United States

Nibs Price

Date of Birth : Apr 26, 1889
Date of Death : Jan 13, 1968
Birth Place : Minnesota

Clarence Merle "Nibs" Price was an American football and basketball coach. After coaching at San Diego High School, he served as the head football coach at the University of California, Berkeley from 1926 to 1930, compiling the a record of 27–17–3, and the head men's basketball coach at Berkeley from 1924 to 1954, tallying a mark of 453–294. Succeeding Andy Smith as Cal's football coach, Price guided the Golden Bears to the 1929 Rose Bowl, a game infamous for Roy Riegels's wrong-way run. His 1926–27 basketball team finished the season with a 17–0 record and was retroactively named the national champion by the Premo-Porretta Power Poll. Price died on January 13, 1968 at the age of 77 in Oakland, California.

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