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Covington in Kenton County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Major League Baseball

 
 
Major League Baseball Marker - West Facing Side image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 26, 2016
1. Major League Baseball Marker - West Facing Side
Inscription. Brothers John (1896-1968) and Joe (1900-1970) Heving of Covington made it to the big leagues. John began major league career, 1920, as catcher, while Joe made his debut, 1930, as pitcher. Several teams benefited during their careers of 8 and 13 seasons. The brothers played together on local teams, including the Golden Rods, when in town.
Presented by City of Covington.

 
Erected 2004 by Kentucky Historical Society and the Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2137.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 39° 5.05′ N, 84° 31.188′ W. Marker is in Covington, Kentucky, in Kenton County. Marker is at the intersection of Philadelphia Street and West 6th Street on Philadelphia Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Covington KY 41011, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Robert L. Surtees (within shouting distance of this marker); Casper Ottens House (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. John the Evangelist Church (approx. half a mile away); Covington Blue Sox
Major League Baseball Marker - East Facing Side image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 26, 2016
2. Major League Baseball Marker - East Facing Side
Looking west, with Goebel Park is in the background.
(approx. 0.6 miles away); John A. Roebling Bridge (approx. 0.7 miles away); Roebling Suspension Bridge (approx. mile away); Civil War Fortifications (approx. 0.8 miles away); Ben Lucien Burman (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Covington.
 
More about this marker. The marker is located across the street from Goebel Park.
 
Also see . . .
1. Johnnie Heving. The Society for American Baseball Research biography for John Heving. (Submitted on September 22, 2016.) 

2. Joe Heving. The Society for American Baseball Research for Joe Heving. (Submitted on September 22, 2016.) 
 
Categories. Sports
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 72 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page was last revised on September 22, 2016.
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