Steve Van Buren Historical

Steve Van Buren Historical (HM1T4S)

Location: Baton Rouge, LA 70802 East Baton Rouge Parish
Country: United States of America

N 30° 24.797', W 91° 11.007'

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Halfback

Louisiana State University, 1941-43
Philadelphia Eagles, 1944-51

A native of Honduras, Steve Van Buren was orphaned when he was young and sent to New Orleans. He earned a scholarship at LSU where he played three seasons and earned All-SEC honors. Philadelphia's No. 1 pick in the 1944 NFL draft, he played eight seasons for the Eagles and was named All-NFL six straight years. He was the NFL rushing title four times, twice rushing for more than 1,000 yards, and recorded a rare "triple crown" in 1945 as he led the league in rushing, scoring and kickoff returns. Van Buren led Philadelphia to three straight division championships and the NFL title in 1948 and 1949.
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HM NumberHM1T4S
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Placed ByPro Football Hall Of Fame Class of 1965
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, July 18th, 2016 at 1:03pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 674485 N 3365982
Decimal Degrees30.41328333, -91.18345000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 24.797', W 91° 11.007'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 24' 47.82" N, 91° 11' 0.42" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)225
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 15 N Stadium Rd, Baton Rouge LA 70802, US
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