“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Bronx in Bronx County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Elston Gene Howard

Elston Gene Howard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Erik Lander, September 3, 2007
1. Elston Gene Howard Marker
Inscription. 1929 - 1980
"A man of great gentleness and dignity" one of the all time Yankee greats. American League MVP in 1963 winner of two gold glove awards. A fitting leader to be the first black player to wear a Yankee uniform. " If indeed humility is a trademark of many great men - Elston Howard was one of the truly great Yankees" Erected by The New York Yankees July 31, 1984
Location. 40° 49.785′ N, 73° 55.568′ W. Marker is in Bronx, New York, in Bronx County. Marker is at the intersection of 161st St. and River Ave. on 161st St.. Click for map. 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. Joseph Paul Dimaggio (here, next to this marker); George M Steinbrenner III (here, next to this marker); Joseph Vincent McCarthy (here, next to this marker); Vernon "Lefty" Gomez (here, next to this marker); Mel Allen (here, next to this marker); Miller James Huggins (here, next to this marker); Philip Francis Rizzuto (here, next to this marker); Charles Herbert "Red" Ruffing (here, next to this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Bronx.
More about this marker. Located in monument park in Yankee Stadium
Categories. Sports
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 287 times since then and 62 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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