Belleville in St. Clair County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Robert "Bob" Goalby
— Masterful Athlete —
Erected 2014 by Belleville Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports.
Location. 38° 30.827′ N, 89° 59.068′ W. Marker is in Belleville, Illinois, in St. Clair County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street and North Lincoln Street (Illinois Route 159), on the right when travelingTouch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 23 Public Square, Belleville IL 62220, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Julius Liese (here, next to this marker); Christian "Buddy" Ebsen (here, next to this marker); Carrie Thomas Alexander-Bahrenburg (here, next to this marker); George Blair (here, next to this marker); Ruth A. Sterling (here, next to this marker); Edward A. Daley (here, next to this marker); Gustavus P. Koerner/Sophia Engelmann Koerner (here, next to this marker); Ninian Edwards (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Belleville.
More about this marker. Goalby was one of five inaugural inductees into Belleville's Walk of Fame. 2014 was the year the city of Belleville celebrated its bicentennial, and the local historical society decided to start a Walk of Fame at the northwest quadrant of Belleville Public Square. Goalby (the only living person with a plaque dedicated) was present and spoke at the dedication ceremony. (The other inaugural inductees were George Blair, Ninian Edwards, Lyman Trumbull and Christian "Buddy" Ebsen.)
Also see . . . Bob Goalby on Wikipedia. (Submitted on July 17, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 17, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 52 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 17, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.