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Forbes, Wendell F. (Class of 1951, faculty), May 6, 1992

Identifier: MOH72

Scope and Contents

1 interview with Wendell F. Forbes, Middlebury College class of 1951. During the interview, Forbes discusses his graduating class, sports, professional and minor league baseball, his coaching career at Middlebury, football, hockey, golf, baseball, scholar-athletes, as well as the relationship between Middlebury College and the town of Middlebury, Vermont.


  • May 6, 1992

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

Open for research without restriction.

Biographical / Historical

Wendell Francis Forbes (1927-1997) was born to Rupert J. and Katherine (McWhinnie) Forbes in Melrose Massachusetts, and graduated from Middlebury College in 1951. Forbes was a professional baseball player with the Allentown Cardinals, the Fort Lauderdale Lions, and the Meridian Millers from 1951 to 1955. He coached football, baseball, hockey, and golf at Middlebury College from 1962 to 1987, and was named the National College Hockey Coach of the Year in 1975. Forbes also served as Associate Professor of Physical Education from 1962 to 1987.


From the Collection: 147+ Objects

Physical Location


Physical Description

1 audio cassette containing 40 minute interview


Assigned identifier: a13af19920506-01

Repository Details

Part of the Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives Repository

Middlebury College
Davis Family Library
110 Storrs Avenue
Middlebury Vermont 05753 United States