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Christian Steinmetz

Christian  Steinmetz
Christian Steinmetz Player

Inducted in 2006
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Inductee 1961
Known as "The Father of Wisconsin Basketball", Steinmetz was a scoring machine, despite standing only 5-foot-9 and weighing 137 pounds. Playing in only 49 games in his three seasons at the University of Wisconsin, Steinmetz poured in 950 points. In the 1904-05 season, he scored 462 of Wisconsin's total 681 points, including a 50 point game against Sparta College. In 1905 he led the Badgers to the Western Championship. He is a charter member of the Helms Athletic Foundation Hall of Fame.

Where They Were
University of Wisconsin 1902-1905