Glenn "Jeep" Davis

Glenn "Jeep" Davis (HMWYP)

Location: Barberton, OH 44203 Summit County
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N 41° 0.82', W 81° 36.701'

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To honor your many accomplishments as a teacher, coach, and athlete, and to thank you for setting a great example for your peers and the youth of the Magic City.

Athletic Accomplishments
Selected.....All Ohio Football-1954
Track Coach & Teacher.....Barberton High School
Selected.....Barberton Sports Hall of Fame
Selected.....National High School Sports Hall of Fame
Track Coach.....Cornell University
Football Captain.....North All Stars
Professional Athlete.....Detroit Lions-National Football League
World Record Holder.....Five Track & Field Records
Selected.....National Track & Field Hall of Fame - 1974
High School State Record Holder.....180 Yard Low Hurdles
Winner.....Ohio State University - 26 Big-Ten Track Championships
Selected.....Olympic Hall of Fame
Torchbearer.....1996 Olympic Games
Sullivan Award.....Nation's Outstanding Amateur Athlete - 1958
Selected.....Summit County Sports Hall of Fame
Gold Medal Winner.....1956 Olympic Games-400 Meter Hurdles
Gold Medal Winner.....1960 Olympic Games-400 Meter Hurdles
Gold Medal Winner.....1960 Olympic Games - 1600 Meter Relay
Awarded.....Top 100 Track & Field Athletes in World - 1987
Awarded.....Top 100 Athletes in All Sports - 1996
5-Time All-American.....1956 Through 1960
Single-Handedly Won State of Ohio High School Track Championship

The Barberton Athlete of the Century

World Records

400 Meter Hurdles (49.2)
440 Yard Hurdles (49.9)
200 Meter Hurdles (22.5)
440 Yard Dash (45.7)
1600 Meter Relay (3:02.2)

Personal Best
100 Meter Dash (10.3)
100 Yard Dash (9.40)
200 Meter Dash (20.3)
120 Yard High Hurdles (13.7)
Long Jump (25'8")
High Jump (6'11")

Nowhere in the history of Barberton sports has there ever been a finer athlete...and perhaps there never will be.
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series
Placed ByConcerned Citizens of Barberton
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Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 5:39am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 448566 N 4540454
Decimal Degrees41.01366667, -81.61168333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 0.82', W 81° 36.701'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 0' 49.20" N, 81° 36' 42.06" W
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Area Code(s)330
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 602 W Park Ave, Barberton OH 44203, US
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