“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)

Vernon “Lefty” Gomez

Vernon "Lefty" Gomez Marker image. Click for full size.
By Erik Lander, September 3, 2007
1. Vernon "Lefty" Gomez Marker
Inscription. New York Yankees 1930 - 42
Known for his excellent wit as he was fast with a quip and a pitch. Set World Series record with 6 wins and no defeats. Has four 20 win seasons leading Yankees to seven pennants and six championships
Erected by New York Yankees August 2 1987
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); Elston Gene Howard (here, next to this marker); George M Steinbrenner III (here, next to this marker); Joseph Vincent McCarthy (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 255 times since then and 57 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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