Lawrence "Buck" Shaw
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Lawrence "Buck" Shaw was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1946 to 1960, finishing his career as the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles. Over his twelve years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 90-55-5. During his career he was a head coach for twelve seasons, first with the San Francisco 49ers. He led the 49ers for nine seasons, compiling a record of 71-39-4. His next head coaching stint was with the Philadelphia Eagles from 1958 to 1960, as he led the team to a 19-16-1 record. In 1960, the Eagles won the championship against the Green Bay Packers 17-13. During his entire head coaching career, his two teams combined for a record of 90-55-5 across twelve seasons including going 2-1-0 in the playoffs.
Shaw won the NFL's Coach of the Year award in 1960 after guiding the Eagles to a 10-2-0 record and a a league championship. During the 1960 season as the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles he coached Norm Van Brocklin to the Most Valuable Player.
Lawrence "Buck" Shaw Coaching Tree
During his time as head coach, four assistant coaches, (Eddie Erdelatz, Phil Bengtson, Jerry Williams, and Nick Skorich) on his coaching staff were hired as head coaches across the league. His coaching tree has combined for a record of 86-115-9 in the regular season and 0-2 in the playoffs during their fifteen seasons as head coach after serving on his coaching staffs.
|1960 Philadelphia Eagles||Head Coach||10-2-0||1-0|
|1959 Philadelphia Eagles||Head Coach||7-5-0||0-0|
|1958 Philadelphia Eagles||Head Coach||2-9-1||0-0|
|1954 San Francisco 49ers||Head Coach||7-4-1||0-0|
|1953 San Francisco 49ers||Head Coach||9-3-0||0-0|
|1952 San Francisco 49ers||Head Coach||7-5-0||0-0|
|1951 San Francisco 49ers||Head Coach||7-4-1||0-0|
|1950 San Francisco 49ers||Head Coach||3-9-0||0-0|
|1949 San Francisco 49ers||Head Coach||9-3-0||1-1|
|1948 San Francisco 49ers||Head Coach||12-2-0||0-0|
|1947 San Francisco 49ers||Head Coach||8-4-2||0-0|
|1946 San Francisco 49ers||Head Coach||9-5-0||0-0|
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