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Pebworth in Owsley County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Birthplace of Earle B. Combs

 
 
Birthplace of Earle B. Combs Marker image. Click for full size.
By David J Gaines, October 9, 2011
1. Birthplace of Earle B. Combs Marker
Inscription. Centerfielder for Yankees, 1924-35, and coach, 1936-43, Combs helped New York win 11 pennants and 9 World Series. Lifetime batting average .325. This Pebworth native (1899-1976) was elected to the Ky. Athletic Hall of Fame in 1963 and to the Baseball Hall of Fame, 1970. With Louisville Colonels, 1922-23. On Board of Regents at Eastern Kentucky University, 1956-75.
 
Erected 1978 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1627.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 29.999′ N, 83° 43.699′ W. Marker is in Pebworth, Kentucky, in Owsley County. Marker is on Kentucky Route 11, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Booneville KY 41314, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Boone’s Station (approx. 3.3 miles away); County Named, 1843 (approx. 3.3 miles away); A Masterful Retreat (approx. 3.4 miles away); Civil War Actions (approx. 3.4 miles away); County Named, 1870 (approx. 5.2 miles away).
 
Categories. Sports
 
Birthplace of Earle B. Combs Marker image. Click for full size.
By David J Gaines, October 9, 2011
2. Birthplace of Earle B. Combs Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. This page has been viewed 344 times since then and 22 times this year. Last updated on , by Nathan D. Stallard of Lexington, Kentucky. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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