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Downtown in St. Louis, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Jay Hanna (Dizzy) Dean

St. Louis N.L., 1932-1937

 

— Chicago N.L., 1939-1941 —

 
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By Devry Becker Jones, April 24, 2019
1. Jay Hanna (Dizzy) Dean Marker
Inscription.  One of four N.L. Pitchers to win 30 or more games under modern regulations. Pitched in 1934 (St. L.) 1938 (Chicago) World Series. Led League in Strikeouts 1932-33-34-35. Single Game Record with 17, July 30, 1933. First pitcher to make two hits in one inning in World Series. Most Valuable N.L. Player in 1934.

[Other side:]
Dizzy Dean
Unveiled May 27, 2000

This statue shows the great righthander delivering a fast ball. One of baseball's most colorful characters during a 12-year big league career cut short by an injury suffered in the All-Star Game. The National League's last 30-game winner with a 30-7 record for the Gas House Gang Champs. Won 28 games the next season. Won 120 games and threw 1530 innings with 799 strikeouts in five seasons from 1932-36.
 
Erected 2000.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports.
 
Location. 38° 37.42′ N, 90° 11.633′ W. Marker is in Downtown in St. Louis, Missouri. Marker is on South 8th Street. Touch for map
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By Devry Becker Jones, April 24, 2019
2. Jay Hanna (Dizzy) Dean Marker
. Marker is at or near this postal address: 700 Clark Avenue, Saint Louis MO 63102, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Osborne "Ozzie" Smith (here, next to this marker); Enos Bradsher Slaughter (here, next to this marker); Albert Fred Schoendienst (a few steps from this marker); Stanley Frank Musial (a few steps from this marker); Boyer's Grand Slam (a few steps from this marker); Louis Clark Brock (a few steps from this marker); Robert Gibson (a few steps from this marker); Model of Consistency (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downtown.
 
Additional keywords. baseball, Major League Baseball
 
Jay Hanna (Dizzy) Dean Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 24, 2019
3. Jay Hanna (Dizzy) Dean Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 3, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 69 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 3, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
 
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Mar. 2, 2021