Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame: Walter C. Sanger

Erected 1963 by Morris Chalfen-Producer Holiday on Ice Shows, Inc.
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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WALTER C. SANGER
Known as "Wooden Shoes" he was the "Bicycling King" of the nineties and the American Speed Champion at sprint distances. He won 100 races as an amateur and 35 as a professional, including 13 international events. Born, March 13, 1873, at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Elected 1961.
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.

Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame

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

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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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