A center at Notre Dame under Knute Rockne, Slip Madigan became a legend coaching St. Mary’s College football from 1921 to 1939. His flamboyant, charismatic nature combined with football savvy brought the small college into national prominence with a 116-45-12 record against major teams. He was popularized Sunday college football at Kezar Stadium. Madigan died in 1966 and entered into the National Football Hall of Fame in 1974.
Inducted into the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame in 1994.
Plaque location: Saint Mary’s College