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Dr. Walter E. Meanwell

 
 
Dr. Walter E. Meanwell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
1. Dr. Walter E. Meanwell Marker
Inscription.  One of the greatest coaches in basketball history and one of the most colorful. At the University of Wisconsin his teams won eight Big Ten Championships between 1912 and 1934. His dazzling short pass-and-block system revolutionized the game. He was born in 1884 at Leeds, England. Elected 1954
 
Erected 1955 by Presented to the Hall of Fame by his "Boys and Friends" and the Marshall and Ilsley Bank of Milwaukee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports.
 
Location. 43° 2.517′ 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. Connie Carpenter (Phinney) (here, next to this marker); Andy North (here, next to this marker); Lee Kemp (here, next to this marker); Judith Sweet (here, next to this marker); John Powless (here, next to this marker); Earl L. "Curly" Lambeau
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
2. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame
(here, next to this marker); Edward P. "Ned" Allis (here, next to this marker); Mike Webster (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 Hall of Fame Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
3. Wisconsin Athletic Hall 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 November 19, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 9, 2016, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 128 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 9, 2016, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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