St. Louis, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Jay Hanna (Dizzy) Dean
St. Louis N.L., 1932-1937
Chicago N.L., 1939-1941
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.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1932.
Location. 38° 37.42′ N, 90° 11.633′ W. Marker is in St. Louis, Missouri. Marker is on South 8th Street. Touch for map. 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); Ted Simmons (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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Louis.
Additional keywords. baseball, Major League Baseball
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 94 times since then and 9 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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