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Gretna in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Mel Ott

 
 
Mel Ott Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
1. Mel Ott Marker
Inscription.
Gretna's Native Son
Mel Ott
New York Giants
1926-1947
Baseball Hall of Fame
1951

 
Erected 2009.
 
Location. 29° 54.944′ N, 90° 3.879′ W. Marker is in Gretna, Louisiana, in Jefferson Parish. Marker is at the intersection of 4th Street and Huey P Long Avenue (Louisiana Highway 18), in the median on 4th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4th Street, Gretna LA 70053, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Centennial Marker (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gretna City Hall (about 600 feet away); Derbigny Plantation (about 700 feet away); Phoenix Iron Works (approx. 0.2 miles away); Saint Joseph Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); David Crockett Firehall (approx. mile away); City of Gretna (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Alphonsus Church (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gretna.
 
Also see . . .  Gretna Website about statue. (Submitted on February 24, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Sports
 
Mel Ott Statue in front of Gretna Visitor Center image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
2. Mel Ott Statue in front of Gretna Visitor Center
Sculptor: W. Binnings
Gretna's Visitors Center & Mel Ott Statue image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
3. Gretna's Visitors Center & Mel Ott Statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 24, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 246 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 24, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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