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Bellefonte in Centre County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

John Montgomery Ward

(1860-1925)

 
 
John Montgomery Ward Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 27, 2013
1. John Montgomery Ward Marker
Inscription. Baseball pioneer, born in Bellefonte, grew up here. Played for Providence, N.Y. Giants, Brooklyn, 1878-94. Pitched professional baseball's 2nd perfect game, 1880. Formed first players ' union, 1885, & Players' League, 1890. In Baseball Hall of Fame.
 
Erected 2000 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 54.939′ N, 77° 46.573′ W. Marker is in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, in Centre County. Marker is at the intersection of East Lamb Street and North Ridge Street, on the right when traveling east on East Lamb Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bellefonte PA 16823, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Union Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); James A. "Billboard" Jackson (approx. 0.2 miles away); Centre County Courthouse (approx. mile away); Centre County (approx. mile away); Bellefonte (approx. mile away); Anna Wagner Keichline (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Mills Brothers (approx. 0.3 miles away); Andrew G. Curtin (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bellefonte.
 
Also see . . .
1. John Montgomery Ward at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on May 29, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. John Montgomery Ward behind the marker. ExplorePAHistory.com
John Montgomery Ward Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 27, 2013
2. John Montgomery Ward Marker
(Submitted on May 31, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Labor UnionsSports
 
John Montgomery Ward Marker image. Click for full size.
By Marsha A. Matson, September 1, 2014
3. John Montgomery Ward Marker
Monte Ward on a 1887-1890 Goodwin & Company baseball card image. Click for full size.
By Unknown, circa 1887
4. Monte Ward on a 1887-1890 Goodwin & Company baseball card
John Montgomery Ward House image. Click for full size.
By Marsha A. Matson, September 1, 2014
5. John Montgomery Ward House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 486 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on , by Marsha A. Matson of Palmetto Bay, Florida.   4. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   5. submitted on , by Marsha A. Matson of Palmetto Bay, Florida. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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