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Shirley Martin

 
 
Shirley Martin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
1. Shirley Martin Marker
Inscription. Pioneer, organizer, player and coach of women's basketball, fast-pitch softball and field hockey. AAU All-American Team Player (1956). AAU All-American Player (1966). Played in a record 45 women's National AAU Tournaments. AAU player-coach for a record 32 of 45 years. Member of the ASA Softball Hall of Fame (1984). Women's Sports Advocates of Wisconsin "Lifetime Achievement" Recipient (1990). Member of the All-American Basketball Team (1995). Organizer of the "Senior Citizen's Sky Hook" at age 62. National Chairperson of AAU Women's Basketball. Marquette University and Conference USA Woman of the Year (1995). Represented the U.S. in women's basketball tournaments in Russia, Brazil and Cuba. Women's Wisconsin & National AAU Hall-Of-Fame (1995) and Women's Basketball Hall of Fame (1997). Rib Lake native. Inducted - 1998
 
Erected 1998.
 
Location. 43° 2.533′ N, 87° 54.967′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker is on North 4th Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milwaukee WI 53203, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Badger" Bob Johnson (here, next to this marker); Dianne Holum
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
2. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame
(here, next to this marker); Ray Nitschke (here, next to this marker); Joseph J. Krueger (here, next to this marker); Bernard E. "Bernie" Heselton (here, next to this marker); Don Gehrmann (here, next to this marker); Terry Brennan (here, next to this marker); Major General W. "Fritz" Breidster (here, next to this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Milwaukee.
 
More about this marker. The Marker is part of the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame which is located on the east side of the UW-Panther Arena along North 4th Street.
 
Categories. Sports
 
Wisconsin Athletic Walk of Fame Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
3. Wisconsin Athletic Walk of Fame Plaque
UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
4. UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 52 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on August 25, 2016.
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