Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame: Christian "Chris" Steinmetz

© Photographed August 14, 2016
Erected 1958 by the Milwaukee and National "W" Clubs,
the South Side "Old-Timers" Club and friends
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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CHRISTIAN "CHRIS" STEINMETZ
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.
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.

Use the "Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame" label below to view all markers at this location; there are more than 100.

The marker is in this cluster, top row, second from the right.


 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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