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George Herman “Babe” Ruth

1895 - 1948

 
 
George Herman " Babe"Ruth Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Erik Lander, September 3, 2007
1. George Herman " Babe"Ruth Marker
Inscription.
A great ball player.
A great man.
A great American.

 
Erected 1949 by The Yankees and The New York Baseball Writers.
 
Location. 40° 49.641′ N, 73° 55.607′ W. Marker is in Bronx, New York, in Bronx County. Marker is on E 161st Street and River Avenue. Click for map. Located in Monument Park in the New Yankee Stadium. Marker is in this post office area: Bronx NY 10451, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Allie Pierce Reynolds (here, next to this marker); William Malcolm "Bill" Dickey (here, next to this marker); Alfred Manuel "Billy" Martin (here, next to this marker); Henry Louis Gehrig (here, next to this marker); Mickey Mantle (here, next to this marker); Bob Sheppard (here, next to this marker); Donald Arthur Mattingly (here, next to this marker); To the memory of Jacob Ruppert (here, next to this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Bronx.
 
Categories. Notable PersonsSports
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 1,133 times since then and 88 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
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