Blood, Ernest Artel
- J. Thomas Jable
Blood, Ernest Artel (04 October 1872–05 February 1955), athlete and basketball coach, nicknamed "Prof", athlete and basketball coach, nicknamed “Prof,” was born in Manchester, New Hampshire, the son of farmers. Blood spent most of his youth in New Hampshire and Massachusetts but did not attend college. An all-around athlete, he excelled in basketball, football, baseball, fencing, gymnastics, and tumbling. Short of stature but muscularly developed, he could throw a sixteen-pound shot put into the air and then catch it on the nape of his neck....