The historic Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame, established in 1951 to celebrate the state’s greatest athletic icons, today unveiled new signage outside downtown Milwaukee’s Walk of Fame featuring the members of the Hall’s 2016 induction class: Green Bay Packers’ all-time leading receiver Donald Driver, and Wisconsin Badgers Basketball’s all-time winningest coach Bo Ryan.
Located on 4th Street in Milwaukee’s sports and entertainment district, the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame’s Walk of Fame features bronze plaques commemorating the 135 members of the Hall. The Walk of Fame is free and open to the public 365 days a year.
Driver and Ryan will be inducted into the Hall of Fame during a special event April 30, 2016 at the UW-Milwaukee Panther arena. Fans can celebrate Donald and Bo’s distinguished careers and contributions to athletics in Wisconsin by purchasing tickets to the event at the Milwaukee Theatre Box Office, the Wisconsin Center Rotunda, select Walmart stores, 1-800-745-3000 or http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/07004F539410276E.
The Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame is maintained through the support of community partners Associated Bank, the Official Bank of the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame, West Bend Insurance, Hupy & Abraham, Goodwill Industries, the Wisconsin DOT and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.