Fresno in Fresno County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Young Corbett III
—Welterweight Champion of the World —
Erected 1973 by Dante Club, Italian Catholic Federation, Sons of Italy, and the Vero Club of Fresno.
Location. 36° 43.967′ N, 119° 47′ W. Marker is in Fresno, California, in Fresno County. Marker is on M Street 0.2 miles west of Ventura Avenue. Touch for map. Near the entrance to Selland Arena, next to the Billy Vukovich Memorial. Marker is at or near this postal address: 704 M Street, Fresno CA 93721, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Billy Vukovich Memorial (here, next to this marker); David of Sassoon (approx. 0.3 miles away); Honoring the Ex-Braceros and Their Contributions (approx. 0.3 miles away); Purple Heart Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); William Saroyan (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fresno (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fresno County Courthouse (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fresno.
More about this marker. The bronze statue stands surrounded by a mock boxing ring
Categories. • Notable Persons • Sports •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 17, 2011, by Lester J Letson of Fresno, California. This page has been viewed 683 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 17, 2011, by Lester J Letson of Fresno, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.