David L. Fultz
David L. Fultz
Team: Baseball/Football

David L. Fultz '98
Sport: Baseball/Football
Year Inducted: 1971

David L. Fultz '98 is Brown's all-time leading scorer with 174 points on 31 touchdowns (4 pts.) and 25 conversions (2 pts). A brilliant open-field runner, the 5-10, 170-pound Fultz had touchdown runs of 85, 70, 65, and 60 yards from scrimmage. He coached football at Missouri, Lafayette, Brown, and NYU and played pro football for Duquesne and Homestead A.C. A football official for 23 years, he frequently drew the Harvard-Yale assignment. An equally good baseball player, Fultz was a member of the 1896 Brown team which was 27-4 and defeated Chicago two out of three games for the national collegiate championship. When selected for Harper's Al-American baseball team in 1896 and 1897, he became the first athlete to gain All-American status in both football and baseball. Fultz played seven years in the major leagues as an outfielder and had a lifetime batting average of .271 with 84 doubles, 26 triples, and 189 stolen bases.