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Pierce "Caddy" Works (January 2, 1896 – July 19, 1982) was an American
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coach. He was the head basketball coach at
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(UCLA)—known as the Southern Branch of the University of California until 1927—for 18 seasons, from 1921 to 1939, compiling a record of 173–159. Works was also the head baseball coach at Southern Branch from 1925 to 1926, tallying a mark of 23–14. Works was a lawyer by profession and coached the team only during the evenings. According to UCLA player and future Olympian
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, Works was "more of an honorary coach" with little basketball knowledge.Olympic Oral History interview with Frank Lubin, 1988; discussion of Caddy Works is on p. 4.
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* 1896 births 1982 deaths American men's basketball coaches American men's basketball players Baseball first basemen California Golden Bears men's basketball players UCLA Bruins baseball coaches UCLA Bruins men's basketball coaches Wichita Falls Spudders players {{1890s-US-basketball-bio-stub