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Rollie Fingers

1981 - 1985

 
 
Rollie Fingers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
1. Rollie Fingers Marker
Inscription.  Acquired along with Pete Vuckovich and Ted Simmons in December 1980, Fingers earned two of his seven career All-Star selections during his tenure in Milwaukee. Enjoyed one of the best single seasons in franchise history in 1981 when he was awarded the American League Most Valuable Player, Cy Young and Relief Man Honors after posting 28 saves with a career-best 1.04 ERA in 47 appearances. Compiled 97 saves and 2.40 ERA in 177 appearances as a Brewer. Led the Major Leagues in saves in 1981 and finished in the top ten in each of his remaining three seasons in Milwaukee. Had his #34 jersey number retired by the Brewers in 1992, the same year he was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
 
Location. 43° 1.743′ 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. Don Sutton (here, next to this marker); Ben Oglivie (here, next to this marker); Chuck Crim (here, next to this marker); Bill Travers (here, next to this marker); Pete Vuckovich (here, next to this marker); Bill Castro (here, next to this marker); George Scott (here, next to this marker); Ted Simmons (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 8, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 5, 2019, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 5, 2019, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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