Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame: Patrick J. "Pat" Odea

© Photographed August 14, 2016
Erected 1951 by the Milwaukee Sentinel
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame
Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
43.042288, -87.916127
43° 2.55′ N, 87° 54.967′ W
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PATRICK J. "PAT" ODEA
Born in Melbourne, Australia, he became one of the greatest all around kickers of American college football. He was Wisconsin's "kicking kangaroo" as their full-back on the 1897 to 1899 teams. Scored a field goal with a 62 yard drop-kick against North Western. November 15, 1898.
The marker is located at the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena, and is accessible from southbound North 4th Street, between West State Street (to the north) and West Kilbourn Avenue (to the south), at or near 400 West Kilbourn Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53203.

Inductees honored at this site are members of the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame (established 1951). The Wisconsin Athletic Walk of Fame is a joint property of Wisconsin Sports Development Corporation and Wisconsin Center District.

Wikipedia: Pat Odea 

The Guardian (March 7, 2014): The forgotten story of . . . Patrick O'Dea

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Click here for an Alphabetical List of Inductees to the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame.

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 Pat O'Dea, punter/kicker/fullback for the
University of Wisconsin Badgers football team (circa 1898)
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 The marker is located at the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame.


The Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame is located at the
UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena. 

The Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame is located on the east side
of the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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