“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Plains in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Edward A. Walsh (1881 - 1959)

Edward A. Walsh Marker image. Click for full size.
August 12, 2011
1. Edward A. Walsh Marker
Inscription. Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, 1946. As a pitcher for the Chicago White Sox, "Big Ed" Walsh averaged 24 victories a year during a seven-year span, 1906-12. He twice pitched over 400 innings in a single season. In 1908, he won 40 games, pitched 11 shutouts, and won both games of a doubleheader as a starting pitcher. Walsh finished his playing career in 1920 with a 1.82 earned run average. He was born nearby in Plains on May 14, 1881.
Erected 2004 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 41° 16.523′ N, 75° 51.052′ W. Marker is in Plains, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and West Carey Street, on the left when traveling north on South Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wilkes Barre PA 18705, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Forty Fort (approx. 1.3 miles away); Rev. Joseph Murgas (approx. 1.5 miles away); Connecticut Settlement (approx. 1.7 miles away); Early Settlers and War Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away); Denison House (approx. 1.7 miles away); Henry M. Hoyt (approx. 1.8 miles away); Wilkes-Barre (approx. 1.8 miles away); Battle of Wyoming (approx. 2.1 miles away).
Categories. Sports
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