Carl Allen Shufflebarger
Carl Allen Shufflebarger was a multi-sport athlete at Emory & Henry in the mid-1920s. Because he attended year-round, he graduated in three years, but he still managed to earn seven varsity letters during that time. He was inducted posthumously into the Sports Hall of Fame in 1978.
Throughout his collegiate career, Shufflebarger earned three letters in baseball, two in football, and two in track. He was a captain of the 1927 Wasps’ baseball team.
Shufflebarger was equally involved in campus life, belonging to Monogram Club, the Calliopean Literary Society, the Henry Club, the Science Club, and Sigma Iota social fraternity as well as serving as student council and sophomore class presidents.
Following graduation, Shufflebarger was a math teacher and coach of football, girls’ and boys’ basketball, and baseball teams at Pulaski High School. He was the part owner of Radio Station WPUV and was also business manager and accountant for The Southwest Times for more than forty years until his retirement.
Shufflebarger was a member of the Lions and Elks Club, he was a Mason, and he was a devoted sports fan, particularly to his alma mater, where he was a member of the I-HEY Club, which helps to fund Emory & Henry Athletics.
Carl Shufflebarger died on November 7, 1962 at age 69.