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Al Rosen

 
 
Al Rosen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, June 29, 2011
1. Al Rosen Marker
Inscription.
Al Rosen is a native of Spartanburg, South Carolina and launched his career in 1950 by hitting a record 37 home runs in his rookie season. In 1953, he was unanimously voted the American League MVP after slugging 43 home runs and collecting 145 RBIs. Rosen is also one of only 6 players to ever hit 2 home runs in a single All-Star game.

Power Fact
Lee Steam Station, named for Duke Energy's co-founder William States Lee, started generating electricity in 1951. It is the company's only dual-fuel - coal and natural gas - generating facility in South Carolina.
 
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); Lou Brissie (here, next to this marker); Joe Anders
Al Rosen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, June 29, 2011
2. Al Rosen Marker
(here, next 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. Al Rosen. Albert Leonard Rosen (born February 29, 1924), nicknamed "Al", "Flip", and the "Hebrew Hammer", is a former American major league third baseman and right-handed slugger. (Submitted on July 3, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

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

3. Lee Steam Station. Lee Steam Station is a three-unit coal-fired generating facility located on the Saluda River in Anderson County, South Carolina. (Submitted on November 25, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

4. William States Lee III. William States Lee III, popularly known as Bill Lee, was born in Charlotte, North Carolina
Al Rosen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, June 29, 2011
3. Al Rosen Marker
in 1929. (Submitted on November 25, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

5. William States Lee III (1929 – 1996). William States “Bill” Lee III, a native of Charlotte, N.C., and grandson of Duke Power’s first chief engineer, was a magna cum laude graduate of Princeton University with a degree in civil engineering. (Submitted on November 25, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
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Al Rosen<br>B. February 29, 1924 image. Click for full size.
By Bowman Gum Card, circa 1953
4. Al Rosen
B. February 29, 1924
William States Lee III<br>1929 – 1996 image. Click for full size.
By Duke Energy
5. William States Lee III
1929 – 1996
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 361 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   4, 5. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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