Monk McDonald

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Angus Morris "Monk" McDonald (February 21, 1901 – September 2, 1977) was an American college athlete, a head coach for the North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball team (the White Phantoms until 1950), and a urologist. He is best known for his time as a college athlete playing football, basketball, and baseball for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and is generally considered the best all-around college athlete to attend the University of North Carolina. For his collegiate and coaching career, he was inducted in the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame. Monk McDonald was born as Angus Morris McDonald on February 21, 1901, in Charlotte, North Carolina to Angus Morris, Sr. and Ann Howard McDonald. Monk McDonald's father, Angus Morris Sr., was the founder of the Southern Real Estate Company and was a chairman on the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners. McDonald attended Charlotte High School and Fishburne Military School before attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. While at North Carolina, McDonald, who was 5 feet, 7 inches, played quarterback on the football team, guard on the men's basketball team, and shortstop on the baseball team. McDonald  ( Wikipedia article )


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