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Dave Nilsson

1992 - 1999

 
 
Dave Nilsson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
1. Dave Nilsson Marker
Inscription.  The Australian-born catcher spent the duration of his eight-year career with the Brewers. A versatile player, Nilsson also played first base, outfield and designated hitter. Recognized as a 1999 All-Star, becoming the first Australian-born player to appear in the Midsummer Classic. Hit .309 with 21 home runs and .954 OPS during his All-Star season. Three years prior, in 1996, finished sixth in the A.L. with a career-best .331 batting average. Ended career with a .284 AVG, .356 OBP and .461 SLG. Became the first Brewer to hit two home runs in the same inning when he accomplished the feat in the sixth inning on May 17, 1996 against the Minnesota Twins. Inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame in 2008.
 
Location. 43° 1.743′ N, 87° 58.234′ 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. Jaime Navarro (here, next to this marker);
Brewers Wall of Honor image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
2. Brewers Wall of Honor
Pat Listach (here, next to this marker); Jose Valentin (here, next to this marker); Bill Wegman (here, next to this marker); Kevin Seitzer (here, next to this marker); Darryl Hamilton (here, next to this marker); Don Money (here, next to this marker); Robin Yount (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 57 times since then and 6 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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