South Bend in St. Joseph County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Coach Frank Leahy
1908 - 1973
This sculpture was presented to the University of Notre Dame on September 19, 1997 by his former players, the Leahy Family, ND Alumni and his many admirers.
Frank Leahy coached at Notre Dame a total of 11 years (1941 - 1943, 1946 - 1953), winning four undisputed National Championships in 1943, 1946, 1947, 1949 and a split National Championship in 1953. His teams were unbeaten six of eleven years he coached -- undefeated in 39 straight games Coach Frank Leahy was inducted into the National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame on December 8, 1970.
Erected 1997 by former players, the Leahy Family, ND Alumni and many admirers.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Sports. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1659.
Location. 41° 41.917′ N, 86° 13.959′ W. Marker is in South Bend, Indiana, in St. Joseph County. Marker is on Juniper Road. Statue is located on the east side of Notre Dame Stadium on the campus of the University of Notre Dame. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Notre Dame IN 46556, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other Knute Rockne (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lou Holtz (about 700 feet away); University of Notre Dame Band (approx. 0.2 miles away); Clarke Peace Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Notre Dame Fieldhouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); Vetville (approx. 0.3 miles away); Michael A. Berticelli (approx. 0.4 miles away); Chaplain Corby of Gettysburg (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in South Bend.
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