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Cecil Cooper

1977 - 1987

 
 
Cecil Cooper Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
1. Cecil Cooper Marker
Inscription.  Acquired from the Red Sox during the 1976 offseason, Cooper spent the final 11 years of his 17-year career with the Brewers. From 1977 to 1985, Cooper was named an All-Star five times, earned three consecutive Silver Slugger Awards and won two Gold Gloves. Enjoyed career-best season in 1980, leading the A.L. in RBI (122) and total bases (335), and finishing second in batting average (.352). Finished fifth in A.L. MVP voting in 1980, 1982 and 1983. Collected game-winning hit in decisive game five of the 1982 ALCS. Career totals with the Brewers included a .302 batting average, 201 home runs and 944 RBI. Later became the Brewers bench coach in 2002 and managed the Houston Astros from 2007 to 2009.
 
Location. 43° 1.742′ N, 87° 58.22′ 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 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
Brewers Wall of Honor image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
2. Brewers Wall of Honor
of this marker. Sal Bando (here, next to this marker); Mike Caldwell (here, next to this marker); Jim Slaton (here, next to this marker); Jim Gantner (here, next to this marker); Johnny Briggs (here, next to this marker); Jerry Augustine (here, next to this marker); George Scott (here, next to this marker); Bill Castro (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 5, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 3, 2019, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. 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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