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Milwaukee in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Christian “Chris” Steinmetz

 
 
Christian "Chris" Steinmetz Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
1. Christian "Chris" Steinmetz Marker
Inscription. The "Father of Wisconsin Basketball" and founder of the Milwaukee "W" Club. He starred on the Badger basketball teams of 1902 through 1905. Set many records for points per game and season in the year 1904-1905 which are still unbroken. Born, June 28, 1882, at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Elected 1957.
 
Erected 1958 by Presented to the Hall of Fame by the Milwaukee and National "W" Clubs the South Side "Old-Timers" Club and friends.
 
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.
 
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 (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
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
2. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame
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.
 
Categories. Sports
 
Wisconsin Athletic Walk of Fame Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
3. Wisconsin Athletic Walk 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 October 17, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 16, 2016, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 85 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 16, 2016, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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