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36 Persons in the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame:

Location:
A promenade in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Years Active:
formed 1951

Al McGuire

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Emanuel McGuire
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, team:Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1995.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1992.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.

Al Simmons

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Aloisius Szymanski
Nickname(s):
Bucketfoot Al
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54, 4 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfielder.
Teams:Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1951.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1953.
National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2006.
Philadelphia Baseball Wall of Fame 1981.

Alan Ameche

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lino Dante Ameche
Nickname(s):
The Iron Horse
The Horse
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1954, team:as fullback.
Team:College Football Hall of Fame 1975.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1967.
Rose Bowl Hall of Fame 2004.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.
Academic All-America Hall of Fame 1992.
University of Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1991.

Alan Kulwicki

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Alan Dennis Kulwicki
Nickname(s):
Special K
Polish Prince
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

NASCAR Winston Cup driver.
International Motorsports Hall of Fame 2002.
Lowe's Motor Speedway Court of Legends 1993.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1993.
Talladega Walk of Fame 1996.
Bristol Motor Speedway Heroes of Bristol Hall of Fame 1997.
National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame 2001.
Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 2010.
National Motorsports Press Association Hall of Fame 1999.
Daytona Beach Stock Car Racing Hall of Fame 2013.

Archie Hahn

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Archibald Hahn
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Sprinter.
Olympic Gold Medal 1904 in three events.
Book:Coach in multiple sports at several colleges and universities.
University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor 1984.
Virginia Sports Hall of Fame 1991.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1959.
National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1983.

Barry Alvarez

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Barry Lee Alvarez
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker.
Teams:Coach, teams:Athletic director.
Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Award 1993.
College Football Hall of Fame 2010.
Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 2016.
Rose Bowl Hall of Fame 2009.
University of Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 2010.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 2009.

Bart Starr

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Bryan Bartlett Starr
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback, football team at:Later coach and general manager.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1977.
National High School Hall of Fame 1989.
Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1977.
Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1976.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1981.
Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1986.

Bob Johnson (hockey)

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Norman Johnson
Nickname(s):
Badger
Badger Bob
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams:Wisconsin Hockey Hall of Fame 1987.
United States Hockey Hall of Fame 1991.
Hockey Hall of Fame 1992.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1992.

Bob Uecker

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert George Uecker
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Catcher. Commercials for Miller Beer.
TV series:Ford C Frick Award 2003.
National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame 2011.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1998.
National Radio Hall of Fame 2001.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 2012.
Milwaukee Brewers Walk of Fame 2003.

Bonnie Blair

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Bonnie Kathleen Blair
Birth Date:
Age today:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

A speedskater. 5 times Olympic Gold Medal.
Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.
International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 2001.
United States Olympic Hall of Fame.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1995.

Bud Selig

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Allan Huber Selig Jr.
Nickname(s):
Bud
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Baseball Commissioner of Major League Baseball from 1992.
Former owner of the team:Responsible for introduction of the wild card, interleague play, and the merging of the National and American leagues under the Office of the Commissioner.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 2001.
Milwaukee Brewers Walk of Fame 2002.
International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 2014.
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 2017.

Curly Lambeau

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Earl Louis Lambeau
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founder, back and first coach.
Pro team:Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1961.
Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1970.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963.

Don Hutson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Donald Montgomery Hutson
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver, safety and kicker, considered the first modern receiver.
Teams:Still holds performance records.
College Football Hall of Fame 1951.
Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1972.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963.
Rose Bowl Hall of Fame 1993.
Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 1960.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1951.

Eddie Mathews

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Edwin Lee Mathews
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Third baseman.
Teams:Braves Hall of Fame 1999.
Milwaukee Brewers Walk of Fame 2007.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1978.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1976.

Elroy Hirsch

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Elroy Leon Hirsch
Also Known As:
Elroy "Crazylegs" Hirsch
Nickname(s):
Crazylegs
Crazy Legs
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

A Marine in World War II.
Pro football for team:wide receiver. Nickname from his running style.
Movies:Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968.
College Football Hall of Fame 1974.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1964.
University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor 1984.
St. Louis Rams Ring of Fame.
University of Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1991.

Ernie Nevers

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ernest Alonzo Nevers
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher, baseball team:NFL football teams:as a fulback.
Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1980.
College Football Hall of Fame 1971.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963.
Rose Bowl Hall of Fame 1991.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1951.
Arizona Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006.

Fuzzy Thurston

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Charles Thurston
Also Known As:
Fred Thurston
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

NFL teams:as a guard.
Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1975.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 2003.

Hank Aaron

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Henry Louis Aaron
Nickname(s):
Hammer
Hammerin' Hank
Bad Henry
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team:From Mobile AL. Long time record of 755 home runs - finally broken.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1982.
Mobile Sports Hall of Fame 1988.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 2002.
Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1980.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1988.
Presidential Citizens Medal 2001.
Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1975.
Braves Hall of Fame 1999.
Milwaukee Brewers Walk of Fame 2001.
International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2005.
National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2002.
Lou Gehrig Memorial Award 1970.
Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame.

Jerry Kramer

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Gerald Louis Kramer
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive right guard.
Team:Color commentator for CBS.
Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1975.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1993.
University of Idaho Vandal Athletics Hall of Fame 2014.
Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1990.
Inland Northwest Sports Hall of Fame.

Jim Otto

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Edwin Otto
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center.
Team:Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1986.
California Sports Hall of Fame 2010.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1980.
University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame 1972.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1998.
University of Miami Ring of Honor 2008.

Jim Taylor

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jiames Charles Taylor
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fullback.
Teams:Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1975.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1976.
Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1988.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 2001.
Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1974.

John McNally

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Victor McNally
Nickname(s):
Blood
Johnny Blood
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 1 day after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback.
Teams:As coach, teams:Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1970.
Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Honor 2017.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1960.

Kid Nichols

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Augustus Nichols
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher.
Team:National Baseball Hall of Fame 1949.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1951.
Braves Hall of Fame 2004.

Oscar Robertson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Oscar Palmer Robertson
Also Known As:
Oscar P. Robertson
Nickname(s):
The Big O
Birth Date:
Age today:
78, 4 days before his 79th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Point guard. Height 6' 5".
Teams:Olympic Gold Medal 1960.
National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2004.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1995.
FIBA Hall of Fame 2009.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1980.
NBA Most Valuable Player Award 1964.

Pants Rowland

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Clarence Henry Rowland

Brief Facts:

Managed team:Never played in the majors.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1964.

Pat Richter

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Hugh Vernon Richter
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

End, wide receiver, punter at team:Later athletic director.
College Football Hall of Fame 1996.
Knute Rockne Memorial Trophy 1962.
Rose Bowl Hall of Fame 1994.
University of Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1991.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1988.
Academic All-America Hall of Fame 1995.

Paul Hornung

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Paul Vernon Hornung
Birth Date:
Age today:
81, 33 days before his 82nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1956, team:as quarterback.
Team:Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1990.
College Football Hall of Fame 1985.
Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1975.
National High School Hall of Fame 1989.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1986.
Bert Bell Award 1961.
Chic Harley Award 1956.

Paul Molitor

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Paul Leo Molitor
Nickname(s):
Molly
The Ignitor
Birth Date:
Age today:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shortstop and second base.
Teams:Babe Ruth Award 1993.
Branch Rickey Award 1998.
Hutch Award 1987.
Lou Gehrig Memorial Award 1997.
Milwaukee Brewers Walk of Fame 2001.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 2004.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1999.

Ray Nitschke

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Raymond Ernest Nitschke
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Middle linebacke.
Team:Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1978.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1978.
Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1998.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1981.

Red Wilson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert James Wilson

Brief Facts:

Catcher for Chicago White Sox and Detroit Tigers.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1990.

Reggie White

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Reginald Howard White
Nickname(s):
Minister of Defense
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
43, 7 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive end.
Teams:College Football Hall of Fame 2002.
Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 2006.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 2006.
Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame 2004.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 2005.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2007.
Eagles Hall of Fame 2005.
Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Hall of Fame 2003.
Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award 1987.
Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award 1998.

Robert Zuppke

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Carl Zuppke
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head coach at team:from 1913 to 1941. He is credited for many football inventions and traditions, including the huddle and the flea flicker. In 1914, he reintroduced the I formation. Also a landscape artist.
Amos Alonzo Stagg Award 1948.
College Football Hall of Fame 1951.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1951.

Tony Canadeo

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Robert Canadeo
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback and quarterback.
Teams:Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1973.
Inland Northwest Sports Hall of Fame.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1974.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1973.

Warren Spahn

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Warren Spahn
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher.
Teams:Braves Hall of Fame 1999.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1973.
Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1973.
Milwaukee Brewers Walk of Fame 2007.
Cy Young Award 1957.
Oklahoma Hall of Fame 1993.
Lou Gehrig Memorial Award 1961.

Willie Davis

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Delford Davis
Also Known As:
Willie D. Davis
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive lineman, teams:Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1988.
Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1975.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1981.
Black College Football Hall of Fame 2011.
Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1977.
Southwestern Athletic Conference Hall of Fame 1994.
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