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Allan H. "Bud" Selig

 
 
Allan H. "Bud" Selig Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
1. Allan H. "Bud" Selig Marker
Inscription.  A Milwaukee icon and the ninth Commissioner of Major League Baseball, Allan H. "Bud" Selig brought baseball back to his hometown after purchasing the Seattle Pilots out of bankruptcy in 1970, and rebranding the club as the Brewers. Led the franchise until 1998 when his role was Acting Commissioner was made permanent. Under Selig's ownership, the Brewers twice went to the postseason - first in 1981, and then the next year when the club reached the World Series. Instrumental in the construction of one of the great ballparks in baseball, Miller Park, which opened in 2001. During his 39 years as owner, the franchise won seven Organization of the Year Awards and 2,210 games, including 433 wins during a five-year stretch (1978-1982) when the Brewers had the second-most victories in baseball.
 
Location. 43° 1.742′ N, 87° 58.216′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker can be reached from Brewers Way. The marker is part of the Brewers Wall of Honor which is on display on the northeast wall (left field) of Miller Park. It is near the Hot Corner
Brewers Wall of Honor image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
2. Brewers Wall of Honor
entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Miller Park, 1 Brewers Way, Milwaukee WI 53214, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Henry Aaron (here, next to this marker); Jim Colborn (here, next to this marker); Bob Uecker (here, next to this marker); Harvey Kuenn (here, next to this marker); Ken Sanders (here, next to this marker); Gorman Thomas (here, next to this marker); Johnny Briggs (here, next to this marker); Sixto Lezcano (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milwaukee.
 
Categories. Sports
 
Miller Park image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
3. Miller Park
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 2, 2019, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 2, 2019, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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