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

Bob McClure

1977 - 1986

 
 
Bob McClure Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
1. Bob McClure Marker
Inscription.  A commanding left-handed pitcher, McClure spent 10 of his 19 Major League seasons in Milwaukee. Led the Brewers in saves in both 1978 and 1980, posting a 3.08 ERA in 52 appearances in 1980. Enjoyed his best season as a Brewer in 1982, when he moved into the starting rotation and went 12-7 in 172.2 innings. A key pitcher for the 1982 A.L. Champions, McClure won the pivotal ALCS game five against the California Angels to send the Brewers to the World Series. Appeared in five of the seven games in the 1982 World Series, earning saves in game four and game five. Ranked second in franchise history in appearances (362) and fifth in saves (34) at the conclusion of his Brewers career.
 
Location. 43° 1.743′ N, 87° 58.233′ 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. Paul Molitor (here, next to this marker); Charlie Moore
Brewers Wall of Honor image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
2. Brewers Wall of Honor
(here, next to this marker); Mike Fetters (here, next to this marker); Dan Plesac (here, next to this marker); Robin Yount (here, next to this marker); Don Money (here, next to this marker); Kevin Seitzer (here, next to this marker); Jaime Navarro (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 30, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 29, 2019, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 50 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 29, 2019, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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