“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Baton Rouge in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

Ken Kavanaugh, Sr.


Ken Kavanaugh, Sr. Marker image. Click for full size.
November 11, 2016
1. Ken Kavanaugh, Sr. Marker
Inscription.  A standout receiver for the Tigers from 1937-39, he was named All-American by the Associated Press and finished seventh in the Heisman balloting his senior season. A two-time All-SEC selection in 1938 and 1939, he scored all four touchdowns in the Tigers' 28-7 victory over Holy Cross in 1939. He went on to an outstanding professional career with the New York Giants.


Erected by The Andrew Lee Guinn Sr. Family.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports.
Location. 30° 24.727′ N, 91° 11.114′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker is on West Stadium Street north of South Stadium Drive, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baton Rouge LA 70803, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gaynell "Gus" Tinsley (here, next to this marker); Marvin "Moose" Stewart (here, next to this marker); Sid Fournet (here, next to this marker); Roy "Moonie" Winston
Al & Bruce Adams Family Recognition Wall image. Click for full size.
November 11, 2016
2. Al & Bruce Adams Family Recognition Wall
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(here, next to this marker); Max Fugler (here, next to this marker); Billy Cannon (here, next to this marker); Jimmy Taylor (here, next to this marker); George Tarasovic (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
More about this marker. Located on the Al & Bruce Adams Family Recognition Wall. This wall features LSU All-Americans from the 20th Century.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 24, 2016, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 168 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 24, 2016.

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