“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)

Ron Guidry

Ron Guidry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Erik Lander, July 9, 2005
1. Ron Guidry Marker
Inscription. "Gator"
"Louisiana Lightning"
New York Yankees, 1975 - 1988
Co-captain, 1986 - 1988.
A three time 20-game winner, he went 25 - 3 with a 1.74 Earned Run Average to win the 1978 A.L. Cy Young award. Set Yankees records in 1978 by winning his first 13 decisions and compiling 248 strikeouts, including a club record 18 on June 17th versus California at Yankee Stadium. A dominating pitcher and a respected leader of the pitching staff for three American League pennants and two World Championships. A true Yankee.
Dedicated by the New York Yankees August 23, 2003
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); 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). 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 285 times since then and 45 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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