- Category : 1882-births
- Type : MGP
- Profile : 4/6 - Opportunistic / Role Model
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Service 2
American basketball forward, known as the "Father of Wisconsin Basketball," who was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1961. He played forward for the University of Wisconsin from 1903 to 1905. He was college basketball's leading scorer in the game's first 25 years from 1895 to 1920.
After graduating, Steinmetz became a lawyer, practising in Milwaukee for 50 years. He was active in coaching and officiating basketball for several years.
Steinmetz married Bessie Engel in November 1908 and they had four children. Steinmetz suffered a stroke in 1962 and a second stroke in 1963. He died at St. Luke's Hospital in Milwaukee on 11 June 1963, three weeks after the second stroke, at age 80.