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Cecil Cooper

 
 
Cecil Cooper Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
1. Cecil Cooper Marker
Inscription. Born December 20, 1949 in Brenham, TX, Copper was selected by Boston in the 1968 draft and made his Major League debut with the Red Sox in 1971. He was traded to the Milwaukee Brewers prior to the 1977 season. A five-time All-Star with the Brewers, Cooper played in 1,490 games for Milwaukee and finished his 11-year Brewer career with a .302 average, 201 home runs and 944 RBIs. He hit .300 or better from 1977 to 1983. Cooper was named the Brewers' Team MVP in 1980, 1982, and 1983 and helped the Brewers win the American League Pennant in 1982. He was a two-time Gold Glove winner and a three-time Silver Slugger Award winner. In his 17-season Major League career with Boston and Milwaukee, Cooper played in a total of 1,896 games posting a .298 lifetime batting average with 241 home runs and 1,125 runs batted-in. Inducted 2007
 
Erected 2007 by Presented to the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame by The Milwaukee Brewers and the Brewers Charities.
 
Location. 43° 2.517′ N, 87° 54.967′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker is on North 4th Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milwaukee WI 53203, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
2. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame
walking distance of this marker. Connie Carpenter (Phinney) (here, next to this marker); Andy North (here, next to this marker); Lee Kemp (here, next to this marker); Judith Sweet (here, next to this marker); John Powless (here, next to this marker); Earl L. "Curly" Lambeau (here, next to this marker); Edward P. "Ned" Allis (here, next to this marker); Mike Webster (here, next to this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Milwaukee.
 
More about this marker. The Marker is part of the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame which is located on the east side of the UW-Panther Arena along North 4th Street.
 
Categories. Sports
 
Wisconsin Athletic Walk of Fame Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
3. Wisconsin Athletic Walk of Fame Plaque
UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
4. UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 125 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on October 17, 2016.
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