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Ed Macauley

Born March 22, 1928

 
 
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By Devry Jones, October 7, 2018
1. Ed Macauley Marker
Inscription.  A loyal native whose mother allowed him to choose any college that was "Catholic and in St. Louis," Ed Macauley led the Saint Louis University basketball team to the 1948 NIT National Championship and won AP Player of the year in 1949. Later a high scoring Boston Celtics star, "Easy Ed" made all NBA three straight years and was MVP of the first all-star game in 1951. He won an NBA title with the St. Louis Hawks in 1958 and then coached them to the finals in 1960. Active in St. Louis charities throughout his life, Macauley was ordained a Catholic Deacon in 1989 and co-authored the book "Homilies Alive." Inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1960, Ed Macauley was named one of the game's 100 Greatest Players in 1990.
 
Erected 2003 by St. Louis Walk of Fame.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the St. Louis Walk of Fame marker series.
 
Location. 38° 39.373′ N, 90° 18.507′ W. Marker is in University City, Missouri, in St. Louis County. Marker is on Delmar Boulevard east of Kingsland Avenue, on
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the right. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6672 Delmar Boulevard, Saint Louis MO 63130, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Greenleaf Eliot (a few steps from this marker); Charles M. Russell (a few steps from this marker); Michael McDonald (a few steps from this marker); Ozzie Smith (a few steps from this marker); Walker Evans (a few steps from this marker); Fontella Bass (a few steps from this marker); Rogers Hornsby (a few steps from this marker); William T. Sherman (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in University City.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 30, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 10, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 31 times since then and 15 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 10, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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