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Paul 'Babe' Mayer

Lycoming County MVP

— City of Williamsport Sports Walk —

 
 
Paul 'Babe' Mayer Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 23, 2018
1. Paul 'Babe' Mayer Marker
Inscription.  

Mayer has served as an educator, coach, sports broadcaster, and sports trainer in the Williamsport area for over four decades. In 1988, he was named the National Secondary School Physical Education Teacher of the Year. He retired from Pennsylvania College of Technology with Professor Emeritus honors. While he has hosted numerous sports shows on television over the years, Mayer is best known for his career as a sports analyst on WRAK radio and his weekly spot on Cable Sports Productions' Game of the Week, which has been on the air for over 30 years.
 
Erected 2016.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsSports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1988.
 
Location. 41° 14.412′ N, 77° 0.365′ W. Marker is in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, in Lycoming County. Marker is at the intersection of 4th Street and Government Place, on the left when traveling west on 4th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 245 West 4th Street, Williamsport PA 17701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ken Sawyer (a few steps from this marker); Gary Chrisman

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(a few steps from this marker); Bill Byham (within shouting distance of this marker); '84 WAHS Team (within shouting distance of this marker); Kelly Mazzante (within shouting distance of this marker); Ray Keyes (within shouting distance of this marker); Hal Spooner (within shouting distance of this marker); Blaise Alexander, Jr. (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Williamsport.
 
More about this marker. Marker is in the sidewalk next to City Hall.
 
Also see . . .
1. Retired Penn College faculty member granted emeritus status (Penn State, 2015). (Submitted on July 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Sports Walk celebrates athletes (Sun-Gazette, 2016). (Submitted on July 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Local Athletic Royalty (Sun-Gazette, 2016). (Submitted on July 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Paul 'Babe' Mayer Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 23, 2018
2. Paul 'Babe' Mayer Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 282 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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