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Johnny Unitas

(1933-2002)

 
 
Johnny Unitas Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 13, 2011
1. Johnny Unitas Marker
Inscription. Pittsburgh native and Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee, 1979. Here Unitas quarterbacked semi-pro Bloomfield Rams to a Steel Bowl Football Conference championship in 1955. Signed with the Baltimore Colts in 1956, leading them to an NFL championship in 1958.
 
Erected 2004 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 28.096′ N, 79° 57.763′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is at the intersection of Butler Street and 40th Street, on the right when traveling east on Butler Street. Touch for map. Located on Butler Street at Arsenal Middle School Field. Marker is at or near this postal address: 220 40th Street, Pittsburgh PA 15201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Shannopin Town (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Allegheny Arsenal (about 800 feet away); Safe Haven Denied at Allegheny Arsenal (approx. 0.3 miles away); Stephen C. Foster (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pat the Avenger Returns Fire (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church
Johnny Unitas Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 13, 2011
2. Johnny Unitas Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Pittsburgh Brewing Company (approx. half a mile away); Pittsburgh Grease Plant (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburgh.
 
Also see . . .
1. Welcome to Johnny Unitas.com. (Submitted on March 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. Johnny Unitas (1933-2002) - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAhistory.com (Submitted on March 15, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

3. Johnny Unitas at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on March 16, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Sports
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 654 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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