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Darrell Porter

 
 
Darrell Porter Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
1. Darrell Porter Marker
Inscription.  Drafted fourth overall by the Brewers in 1970, Porter spent the first six years of his 17-year career as a catcher for the Brewers. Finished third in the 1973 Rookie of the Year voting after hitting .254 with 16 home runs and 67 RBI. In 1974, Porter collected 104 hits, 15 doubles and 12 home runs, and garnered his first All-Star selection. Would later earn three more All-Star appearances as a member of the Kansas City Royals and win NLCS and World Series MVP Honors while a member of the 1982 St. Louis Cardinals. At the time of his induction into the Wall of Honor, only Charlie Moore, Dave Nilsson and Ted Simmons appeared in more games as a Brewer catcher.
 
Location. 43° 1.744′ 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. Rollie Fingers (here, next to this marker); Bill Travers (here,
Brewers Wall of Honor image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
2. Brewers Wall of Honor
next to this marker); Don Sutton (here, next to this marker); Ben Oglivie (here, next to this marker); Chuck Crim (here, next to this marker); Ted Simmons (here, next to this marker); Pete Vuckovich (here, next to this marker); Jim Gantner (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 October 1, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 29, 2019, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 55 times since then and 7 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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