Hubbard in Hill County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Hometown of Tris Speaker
Was on Boston's 1912 and 1915 World Series winning teams. Managed Cleveland Indians in their first pennant win, 1920.
At 18 began professional play at $50 a month. Became a smart, able business man. Never wasted big money of playing career.
Always "came home" to Hubbard. Here he was lifetime member of volunteer fire department.
Erected 1966 by Texas Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 9415.)
Location. 31° 50.809′ N, 96° 47.725′ W. Marker is in Hubbard, Texas, in Hill County. Marker is at the intersection of North Magnolia Avenue (State Highway 171) and NE 2nd Street, on the right when traveling north on North Magnolia Avenue. Click for map. This marker is one of three that stand in front of Hubbard City Hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 118 N Magnolia Ave, Hubbard TX 76648, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 17 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hubbard (a few steps from this marker); The Hubbard City News Munger Community (approx. 6.1 miles away); United Methodist Church of Coolidge (approx. 10.6 miles away); Armour Cemetery (approx. 11.2 miles away); Old Brandon Mill (approx. 16.8 miles away).
Also see . . . Speaker, Tristam E. Handbook of Texas Online (Submitted on December 29, 2015.)
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