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Lou Brissie

 
 
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By Brian Scott, June 29, 2011
1. Lou Brissie Marker
Inscription.
Lou Brissie was born in Anderson, South Carolina. After getting his career off to a promising start, he suffered a devastating injury in Italy during World War II. Brissie convinced doctors not to amputate his leg, and three years later, he was [would] be back on the diamond beginning his Major League career.

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Erected 2011 by Greenville Drive & Duke Energy Co.
 
Location. 34° 50.5′ N, 82° 24.433′ W. Marker is in Greenville, South Carolina, in Greenville County. Marker can be reached from Field Street. Click for map. Marker is located inside the south gate of Flour Field. Marker is in this post office area: Greenville SC 29601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Clay Buchholz (here, next to this marker); Jim Rice (here, next to this marker); Tommy Lasorda (here, next to this marker); Al Rosen (here, next to this marker); Joe Anders (here, next
Lou Brissie Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, June 29, 2011
2. Lou Brissie Marker
to this marker); Chino Smith (here, next to this marker); Nolan Ryan (here, next to this marker); John Smoltz (here, next to this marker); "Shoeless Joe" Jackson House (within shouting distance of this marker); Allen Temple AME Church Bell (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Greenville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lou Brissie. Leland Victor Brissie (born June 5, 1924 in Anderson, South Carolina) is a former Major League Baseball starting pitcher who played for the Philadelphia Athletics from 1947 to 1951 and the Cleveland Indians from 1951-1953. (Submitted on July 3, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. Lou Brissie. Lou Brissie Statistics and History - Baseball-Reference.com (Submitted on July 3, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

3. Lou Brissie. Leland Lou Brissie may have been one of the most improbable pitchers of all time. (Submitted on July 3, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Sports
 
Lou Brissie Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, June 29, 2011
3. Lou Brissie Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 329 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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