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Saint Thomas in Franklin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Jacob Nelson “Nellie” Fox

(1927-1975)

 
 
Jacob Nelson "Nellie" Fox Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, May 18, 2008
1. Jacob Nelson "Nellie" Fox Marker
Inscription. 1997 Baseball Hall of Fame inductee. Second baseman for the Chicago White Sox (1950-1963). Known for his passion and work ethic, Fox was an AL MVP (1959), a 3-time Gold Glove Award winner, and a 12-time All-Star. His boyhood home stands nearby.
 
Erected 2001 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 55.046′ N, 77° 47.908′ W. Marker is in Saint Thomas, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker is on US 30 0.1 miles west of St. Thomas-Williamson Road, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Thomas PA 17252, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Thomas Commemorates (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Wadell (approx. 1.3 miles away); Fort Waddell (approx. 1.3 miles away); Joseph Armstrong (approx. 3.2 miles away); Site of Fort McCord (approx. 4.9 miles away); Fort McDowell (approx. 4.9 miles away); This Stone Marks the Site of the Fort at McDowell's Mill (approx. 4.9 miles away); Fort McCord (approx. 4.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Saint Thomas.
 
Also see . . .
1. Jacob Nelson "Nellie" Fox - Behind the Marker.
Jacob Nelson "Nellie" Fox Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 29, 2008
2. Jacob Nelson "Nellie" Fox Marker
Looking west on US Route 30, the Lincoln Highway.
ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 19, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Nellie Fox at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 19, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Notable PersonsSports
 
Chicago White Sox second baseman Nellie Fox image. Click for full size.
By Bowman Gum, circa 1953
3. Chicago White Sox second baseman Nellie Fox
Bowman Gum Baseball Card
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,791 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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