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Alan Ameche

 
 
Alan Ameche Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
1. Alan Ameche Marker
Inscription.  Known as "The Horse" this crushing full-back starred for Wisconsin from 1951 through 1954, All-Conference and All-American in 1953 and 1954 and Heisman Trophy winner as a senior. A Baltimore Colt standout in the N.F.L. from 1955 through 1960. Born, June 1, 1933, at Kenosha, Wis. Elected in 1967.
 
Erected 1968 by Presented to the Hall of Fame by Gisholt Machine Company A division of Giddings & Lewis, Inc. Madison, Wisconsin.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports.
 
Location. 43° 2.533′ N, 87° 54.967′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker is on North 4th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milwaukee WI 53203, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Badger" Bob Johnson (here, next to this marker); Dianne Holum (here, next to this marker); Ray Nitschke (here, next to this marker); Bernard E. "Bernie" Heselton (here, next to this marker); Don Gehrmann
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, circa July 10, 2016
2. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame
(here, next to this marker); Terry Brennan (here, next to this marker); Carl Marchese (here, next to this marker); Charles John Grimm (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milwaukee.
 
More about this marker. The Marker is part of the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame which is located on the east side of the UW-Panther Arena along North 4th Street.
 
Wisconsin Athletic Walk of Fame Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
3. Wisconsin Athletic Walk of Fame Plaque
UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
4. UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 23, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 19, 2016, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 186 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 19, 2016, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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