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James Tilden Sheckard

1878 – 1947

 
 
James Tilden Sheckard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2012
1. James Tilden Sheckard Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated to the memory of
James Tilden Sheckard
1878 – 1947

the Lancaster County boy who
starred on the Baltimore Orioles
the Brooklyn Dodgers
and the famous
Champion Chicago Cubs of 1906-1910
to become one of the
great outfielders of all time.

Erected by Jimmy’s Local
Friends and the Baseball World
1947

 
Erected 1947 by Jimmy’s Local Friends and the Baseball World.
 
Location. 40° 2.628′ N, 76° 19.336′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is on Buchanan Avenue west of N West End Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is located in Buchanan Park. Marker is in this post office area: Lancaster PA 17603, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Leo F. Hauck (a few steps from this marker); Ambulance Co. No. 111   28th Division A.E.F. (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S.S. Maine Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); James Buchanan (within shouting distance of this marker); Abraham de Peyster (about 400 feet away,
James Tilden Sheckard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2012
2. James Tilden Sheckard Marker
measured in a direct line); The Water Towers in Buchanan Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Privy (approx. half a mile away); James Buchanan Home (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Lancaster.
 
More about this marker. The top of the marker contains a bas-relief image of James Sheckard in his baseball uniform.
 
Categories. Sports
 
Lancaster Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2012
3. Lancaster Marker
Marker in Buchanan Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2012
4. Marker in Buchanan Park
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 337 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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