Enoch J. Mills
American football, basketball, and baseball playerDied when: 57 years 72 days (686 months)
Star Sign: Leo
Enoch Josiah "Joe" Mills (July 23, 1880 – October 3, 1935) was an American football, basketball, and baseball player and coach.He served as the eighth head football coach at Baylor University, coaching two seasons from 1908 to 1909 and compiling a record of 8–8.
Mills was also the second head basketball coach at Baylor, coaching two seasons from 1909 to 1910 and tallying a mark of 19–10.
In addition, he was the head baseball coach at Baylor in 1909, amassing a record of 9–12.Mills was born and raised on farm near Pleasanton, Kansas.
He was the brother of Enos Mills, naturalist, author, and homesteader.Joe Mills Mountain near Estes Park in Rocky Mountain National Park is named for him.
Mills died on October 3, 1935, in Denver, Colorado, after suffering a skull fracture in an automobile crash six days earlier.