Martin, Ben(jamin S.) 1921-2004
MARTIN, Ben(jamin S.) 1921-2004
See index for CA sketch: Born June 28, 1921, in Prospect Park, PA; died of complications from a heart attack July 24, 2004, in Colorado Springs, CO. Athletic coach, broadcaster, and author. Martin was a former football coach of the U.S. Air Force Academy and later became a sports broadcaster. A U.S. Navy veteran who graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1945, his first job was as an assistant football coach for his school in Annapolis. He became head football coach at the University of Virginia from 1956 to 1958, and then accepted the job at the Air Force Academy. While coach, Martin led his team to three bowl games—the Cotton Bowl, the Gator Bowl, and the Sugar Bowl, with a record of 0-2-1. Retiring from coaching in 1977, he became a broadcaster for ABC Sport for a time and, from 1987 until 2002, worked as a radio analyst for his old Air Force team. He was the author of two books, both published in 1961: Ben Martin's Flexible-T Offense and Football End Play.
OBITUARIES AND OTHER SOURCES:
Los Angeles Times, July 26, 2004, p. B7.
New York Times, August 1, 2004, p. A23.
Washington Post, July 29, 2004, p. B5.
"Martin, Ben(jamin S.) 1921-2004." Contemporary Authors. . Encyclopedia.com. (November 17, 2018). https://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/educational-magazines/martin-benjamin-s-1921-2004
"Martin, Ben(jamin S.) 1921-2004." Contemporary Authors. . Retrieved November 17, 2018 from Encyclopedia.com: https://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/educational-magazines/martin-benjamin-s-1921-2004
Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA).
Within the “Cite this article” tool, pick a style to see how all available information looks when formatted according to that style. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.
Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.com cannot guarantee each citation it generates. Therefore, it’s best to use Encyclopedia.com citations as a starting point before checking the style against your school or publication’s requirements and the most-recent information available at these sites:
Modern Language Association
The Chicago Manual of Style
American Psychological Association
- Most online reference entries and articles do not have page numbers. Therefore, that information is unavailable for most Encyclopedia.com content. However, the date of retrieval is often important. Refer to each style’s convention regarding the best way to format page numbers and retrieval dates.
- In addition to the MLA, Chicago, and APA styles, your school, university, publication, or institution may have its own requirements for citations. Therefore, be sure to refer to those guidelines when editing your bibliography or works cited list.