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Milwaukee in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Jim Colborn

1972 - 1976

 
 
Jim Colborn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
1. Jim Colborn Marker
Inscription.  Acquired from the Chicago Cubs in December, 1971, Colborn was a workhorse during his five-year tenure in Milwaukee. Selected to the American League All-Star Team in 1973, a season in which he became the Brewers' first 20-game winner. That year, Colborn finished sixth in the American League Cy Young voting after posting a 20-12 record, 3.18 ERA and 22 complete games in 314.1 innings pitched. Career totals with Milwaukee include 57 wins, 3.65 ERA and 51 complete games in 140 starts. Holds the Brewers' single-season records of 314.1 innings pitched and 1,287 batters faced. His 22 complete games as a Brewer in 1973 were surpassed only by Mike Caldwell's 23 complete games in 1978.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports.
 
Location. 43° 1.742′ N, 87° 58.218′ 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 entrance. Touch for map. Marker is
Brewers Wall of Honor image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
2. Brewers Wall of Honor
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); Johnny Briggs (here, next to this marker); Harvey Kuenn (here, next to this marker); Gorman Thomas (here, next to this marker); Jerry Augustine (here, next to this marker); Ken Sanders (here, next to this marker); Moose Haas (here, next to this marker); Allan H. "Bud" Selig (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milwaukee.
 
Miller Park image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
3. Miller Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 5, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 3, 2019, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 43 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 3, 2019, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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