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Ralph H. Metcalfe

 
 
Ralph H. Metcalfe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
1. Ralph H. Metcalfe Marker
Inscription. Known as the "World's Fastest Human" while competing at Marquette U. from 1932 to 1934. Point winner in the 1932 and 1936 Olympic Games. Member of 400 meter relay team which set a World's Record mark of 39.8 seconds at Berlin in 1936. Born, May 29, 1919, at Atlanta, Georgia.
 
Erected 1951 by Presented to the Hall of Fame in the name of Marquette University.
 
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 is part of the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame which is located on the
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
2. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame
east side of the UW-Panther Arena along North 4th Street.
 
Categories. Sports
 
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
3. Wisconsin Athletic Hall 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 November 19, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 9, 2016, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 102 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 9, 2016, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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