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Rochester in Monroe County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Morrie E. Silver

1909-1974

 
 
Morrie E. Silver Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy
1. Morrie E. Silver Marker
Inscription. The Man who saved baseball for Rochester in 1957, spearheading a stock drive he and 8,221 other bought shares in the team in order to purchase the franchise and stadium from the St. Louis Cardinals. This sculpture symbolizes his desire to preserve baseball for the future generations of his beloved community.

Silver Stadium, the former home of the Rochester Red Wings, was named in honor of Morrie Silver in 1968. The Red Wings played at Silver Stadium until 1997, their first season at Frontier Field.

Sculptor Dejan Pejovic 2007
 
Erected 2007 by Rochester Community Baseball.
 
Location. 43° 9.487′ N, 77° 37.269′ W. Marker is in Rochester, New York, in Monroe County. Marker is on Morrie Silver Way just from Oak Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rochester NY 14608, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Crossroads of Transportation (approx. 0.3 miles away); Post House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Morning of February 18, 1861 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Rochester: Center of Freedom (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pont de Rennes Pedestrian Bridge

Morrie E. Silver Marker in front of Frontier Field image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy
2. Morrie E. Silver Marker in front of Frontier Field
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Jonathan Child (approx. 0.4 miles away); Susan B. Anthony Voted Here (approx. 0.4 miles away); Welcome to the High Falls (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Rochester.
 
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Morrie E. Silver Marker and Statue image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy
3. Morrie E. Silver Marker and Statue
Morrie E. Silver Marker as seen facing east image. Click for full size.
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4. Morrie E. Silver Marker as seen facing east
Morrie E. Silver Marker as seen facing west image. Click for full size.
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5. Morrie E. Silver Marker as seen facing west
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 278 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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