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Former St. Xavier High School coach and teacher passes away

Tom Ballaban (left) with current head football coach Steve Specht (center) and Steve Rasso (right) (Photo: St. Xavier High School website) Tom Ballaban (left) with current head football coach Steve Specht (center) and Steve Rasso (right) (Photo: St. Xavier High School website)
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

A former St. Xavier High School teacher and coach passed away Thursday.

Tom Ballaban was a history teacher and head football coach at St. X from 1953 to 1977.

While at St. X, his teams complied a record of 142-91-8 and winning GCL championships in 1957, 1968 and 197.0.

According to a release, his beast single-season records were in 1968 (9-0-1), 1957 (9-1). 

Ballaban's teams on three occasions went 8-2.

He also coached basketball at St. Xavier for three years from 1951 to 1954.

During his time as a basketball coach, he compiled a 59-25 record and won a district championship, a GCL championship and a GCL co-championship. 

More information regarding services will be posted on the St. Xavier High School's website when it becomes available.

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