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Sidney Moncrief

 
 
Sidney Moncrief Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
1. Sidney Moncrief Marker
Inscription. As a collegian at the University of Arkansas writers tabbed him "Sid the Whiz Kid", "Sidney the Incredible", and one newspaper even went as far as to call Moncrief "The Player of Ages Rather Than of Decade." An All-American for the Razorbacks, Moncrief graduated as the school's all-time leading scorer and rebounder. Drafted fifth overall in 1979 by the Milwaukee Bucks. Proceeded to assure the Bucks of winning seasons throughout the entire decade of the 1980's including seven consecutive division crowns, playoff appearances in each season and advancement to the Eastern Conference Finals on three occasions. Ranks among all-time club leaders in 12 of 17 key categories. Second leading regular season and playoff scorer in team history with 11,594 and 1,451 points respectively. All-NBA First Team choice in 1983 and All-NBA Second Squad in '82, '84, '85 and '86. NBA Defensive Player of the Year in 1983 and '84, NBA All-Defensive First Team in '83, '84, '85 and '86 and Second Team Honors in '82. Five All-Star appearances from 1982-86 while in a Milwaukee uniform ties Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Scored more points (20) in an All-Star tilt than any other player in franchise history. During his playing days in Milwaukee, Moncrief was active in the MACC Fund, the Boy Scouts, and the Milwaukee Boys and Girls Clubs. 1987 Recipient of the Ten Outstanding Young
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
2. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame
Americans Award by the United States Jaycees, the highest non-basketball award ever bestowed upon a Milwaukee Buck. Inducted - 1998
 
Erected 1998 by Presented to the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame by The Milwaukee Bucks.
 
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 (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 79 times since then and 9 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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