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Williamsport in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Jack Losch

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— City of Williamsport Sports Walk —

 
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By Cosmos Mariner, June 6, 2021
1. Jack Losch Marker
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Losch was a first round draft pick of the Green Bay Packers in 1956. He excelled at football at Williamsport High School before going on to play at the University of Miami. Losch was a member of the Maynard Midgets, champions of the first Little League World Series in 1947. The Little League World Series Sportsmanship Award is named in his honor.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1956.
 
Location. 41° 14.432′ N, 77° 0.234′ W. Marker is in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, in Lycoming County. Marker is on Laurel Street just south of West Willow Street, on the left when traveling north. Marker is embedded in the sidewalk. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Sal 'Tank' Rosato (a few steps from this marker); Sports & Athletics (within shouting distance of this marker); Dan Muthler (within shouting distance of this marker); L.L. Stearns & Sons History (within shouting distance of this marker); Mike Mussina (within shouting distance of this marker);

Jack Losch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 6, 2021
2. Jack Losch Marker
(looking north along Laurel Street • West Willow Street in left background)
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Larry Kelley (within shouting distance of this marker); Chief Woapalanne (within shouting distance of this marker); Ed Ott (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Williamsport.
 
Also see . . .
1. Jack Losch (Wikipedia). Losch attended the University of Miami, where he starred in football, baseball, and track. He was an All-American with the Hurricanes football team, playing three seasons (1953–1955) at halfback and defensive back. Losch was inducted to the University's sports hall of fame in 1987. Losch still held some rushing records with Miami at the time of his death in 2004. (Submitted on July 21, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. Jack Losch (University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame). One of only a handful of University of Miami athletes who has starred in three sports, football, baseball and track, Jack Losch made his name best known to Hurricane fans by his exploits on the Orange Bowl field. In 1956, Jack Losch became the first Little League Baseball World Series participant to play a professional sport when he was selected in the first round of the National Football League
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amateur draft by the Green Bay Packers. (Submitted on July 21, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 21, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 51 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 21, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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