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

Ken Sanders

1970 - 1972

 
 
Ken Sanders Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, June 29, 2019
1. Ken Sanders Marker
Inscription.  Known as "The Bulldog" for his tenacity on the mound, Sanders spent three seasons with the Brewers during his nine-team, 10-year Major League career. Named the Sporting News Fireman of the Year in 1971 after leading the Major Leagues with 31 saves, 83 appearances and 77 games finished. Also recorded seven wins with a 1.91 ERA in 136.2 innings pitched that season. His 31 saves set a franchise single-season record that stood for 18 years. Posted 61 saves and a 2.21 ERA in 321 innings pitched over 195 appearances as a Brewer. At the time of his induction into the Wall of Honor, Sanders' 2.21 ERA as a Brewer was the lowest in franchise history among pitchers with at least 100 appearances.
 
Location. 43° 1.743′ N, 87° 58.218′ 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: 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. Harvey Kuenn (here, next to this marker); Sixto Lezcano
Brewers Wall of Honor image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
2. Brewers Wall of Honor
(here, next to this marker); Gorman Thomas (here, next to this marker); Moose Haas (here, next to this marker); Jerry Augustine (here, next to this marker); Johnny Briggs (here, next to this marker); Jim Colborn (here, next to this marker); Bob Uecker (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 12, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 12, 2019, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 56 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 12, 2019, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.
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