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

Harvey Kuenn

1975, 1982 - 1983

 
 
Harvey Kuenn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
1. Harvey Kuenn Marker
Inscription.  The West Allis, Wisconsin native served as Brewers manager for parts of three seasons after his own successful playing career in which he batted .303 in 1,833 games. Guided the club to its first World Series appearance in 1982 and was recognized as the A.L. Manager of the Year. Began the 1982 season as a Brewers coach, but was promoted to manager on June 2. "Harvey's Wallbangers" surged to a 72-43 finish en route to 95 victories and the A.L. Pennant. Kuenn's final season as Brewers manager came in 1983 when he led the club to an 87-75 record. Ended managerial career with a 160-118 record. At the time of his Wall of Honor induction, Kuenn's .576 career winning percentage was 17th-best in MLB history among managers with at least 275 games.
 
Location. 43° 1.743′ N, 87° 58.217′ 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
Brewers Wall of Honor image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
2. Brewers Wall of Honor
of this marker. Ken Sanders (here, next to this marker); Sixto Lezcano (here, next to this marker); Gorman Thomas (here, next to this marker); Moose Haas (here, next to this marker); Bob Uecker (here, next to this marker); Henry Aaron (here, next to this marker); Jim Colborn (here, next to this marker); Jerry Augustine (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 29, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 28, 2019, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 46 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 28, 2019, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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