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Sudlersville in Queen Anne's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

James Emory Foxx

(1907-1967)

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, August 24, 2019
1. James Emory Foxx Marker
Inscription.  
Philadelphia Athletics (A.L.) 1925-35, Boston Red Sex (A.L.) 1936-42
Chicago Cubs (N.L.) 1942, 1944, Philadelphia Phillies (N.L.) 1945

Jimmy was the greatest righthanded slugger of his time, hitting 30 or more home runs in 12 consecutive seasons, a major league record, and 534 lifetime. His career batting average was .325. The first three-time MVP Award Winner (1932, 1933, 1938), he won the Triple Crown in 1933. For the A's, "Double X" hit 58 home runs in 1932. Foxx played with the 1929-1930 World Champion Athletics, and appeared in 7 All-Star Games. He set club records with the Boston Red Sox of 50 homers and 175 RBI in 1938. In 1951, he became one of the youngest players ever inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
 
Erected 1997.
 
Location. 39° 11.211′ N, 75° 51.525′ W. Marker is in Sudlersville, Maryland, in Queen Anne's County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street (Maryland Route 300) and South Church Street (Maryland Route 313) on East Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sudlersville MD 21668, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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James Emory Foxx Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, August 24, 2019
2. James Emory Foxx Marker
8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sudlersville Memorial Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Sudlersville Train Station (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dudley's Chapel (approx. 1.8 miles away); a different marker also named Dudley's Chapel (approx. 1.8 miles away); Millington Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.1 miles away); Callister’s Ferry (approx. 5.3 miles away); Henry Highland Garnet (approx. 6.1 miles away); Cheney Clow's Rebellion (approx. 6.2 miles away in Delaware). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sudlersville.
 
Categories. Sports
 
Sign at the front of the display image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, August 24, 2019
3. Sign at the front of the display
Sudlersville
Birthplace of
James E. (Jimmy) Foxx
1907 - 1967
Baseball Hall of Fame
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 25, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 25, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 36 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 25, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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