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

Jim Gantner

1976 - 1992

 
 
Jim Gantner Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
1. Jim Gantner Marker
Inscription.  The Eden, Wisconsin, native spent his entire 17-year career with the Brewers, finishing his tenure ranked third in franchise history in games (1,801) and plate appearances (6,787), trailing only Hall of Famers Robin Yount and Paul Molitor. His 1,696 hits and 726 runs ranked fourth in club history. On defense, "Gumby" finished among the top five A.L. second basemen in fielding percentage six times, and assists five times. Scored the winning run against the California Angels in the decisive game five of the 1982 ALCS to send the Brewers to their first World Series. Batted .333 with eight hits, five runs and four RBI during the 1982 Fall Classic.
 
Location. 43° 1.742′ N, 87° 58.22′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. 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 of this marker. Mike Caldwell (here, next to this marker); Jim Slaton (here, next to this
Brewers Wall of Honor image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
2. Brewers Wall of Honor
marker); George Scott (here, next to this marker); Bill Castro (here, next to this marker); Ben Oglivie (here, next to this marker); Bill Travers (here, next to this marker); Don Sutton (here, next to this marker); Chuck Crim (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 59 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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