New Ulm in Brown County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
In Recognition of a Distinguished Career as a Player and Coach
Stan Wilfahrt – an outstanding player for New Ulm's 1941 State Legion Champs & 1943 Brewers State Amateur Champions. He coached baseball at Cathedral High School for 1957-1978 with a 246-68 (.783) record. His teams appeared in nine state Catholic baseball tournaments placing second in 1962 and 1973, and were state champions in 1964. A master strategist and inspirational coach, he got the most out of his players. New Ulm proudly recognizes Stan Wilfahrt's contribution to our community's baseball tradition.
New Ulm Legion
Erected 1996 by the New Ulm Legion Booster Club.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1996.
Location. 44° 19.131′ N, 94° 27.725′ W. Marker is in New Ulm, Minnesota, in Brown County. Marker is at the intersection of North German Street and 5th North Street, on the right when traveling north on North German Street. Marker is to the right of the baseball field stadium entrance at Johnson Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 North German Street, New Ulm MN 56073, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Recognition of a Minnesota Coaching Record (here, next to this marker); New Ulm's Glockenspiel (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pioneer Founders of New Ulm (approx. 0.2 miles away); Buenger Store (approx. 0.2 miles away); Barricading New Ulm (approx. 0.2 miles away); U.S. - Dakota War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kiesling House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Grand Hotel (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Ulm.
Also see . . .
1. Minnesota Baseball Greats. Stanton Wilfahrt. (Submitted on December 26, 2014.)
2. Stan Wilfahrt. Find A Grave. (Submitted on December 26, 2014.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 26, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 396 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 26, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.