Hot Springs in Garland County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
Babe Ruth Changed Baseball Forever
March 17, 1918
Hot Springs, Arkansas
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. A significant historical date for this entry is March 17, 1918.
Location. 34° 30.899′ N, 93° 4.361′ W. Marker is in Hot Springs, Arkansas, in Garland County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Whittington Ave. and Woodfin Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 847 Whittington Ave, Hot Springs National Park AR 71901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Babe Ruth (within shouting distance of this marker); Hot Springs: The Birthplace of Spring Baseball (within shouting distance of this marker); Fogel Field (within shouting distance of this marker); Smoky Joe Wood (within shouting distance of this marker); Whittington Park (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mel Ott (about 600 feet away); Lefty Grove (approx. 0.6 miles away); Bill Dickey (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hot Springs.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 11, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 9, 2018, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 355 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 9, 2018, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.