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

Ben Sheets

2001 - 2008

 
 
Ben Sheets Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
1. Ben Sheets Marker
Inscription.  Drafted tenth overall by the Brewers in 1999, Sheets pitched eight seasons in Milwaukee, earning four All-Star selections and winning 10-plus games seven times. Enjoyed best season in 2004 when he finished third in the Majors in strikeouts (264) and fourth in ERA (2.70). In 2008, Sheets played a key role in the club's long-awaited return to the postseason, earning 13 wins and recording a 3.06 ERA - fifth lowest in the National League. That same season, Sheets became the first Brewers pitcher to start an All-Star Game. Set franchise record by striking out 18 batters on May 16, 2004 against the Atlanta Braves. Finished Brewers career with 86 wins, 18 complete games, a 3.72 ERA and 1,206 strikeouts - the most in franchise history.
 
Location. 43° 1.744′ N, 87° 58.235′ 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.
Brewers Wall of Honor image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
2. Brewers Wall of Honor
John Jaha (here, next to this marker); Bob Wickman (here, next to this marker); Teddy Higuera (here, next to this marker); Fernando Vina (here, next to this marker); Geoff Jenkins (here, next to this marker); Greg Vaughn (here, next to this marker); Bill Hall (here, next to this marker); Darryl Hamilton (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 16, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 13, 2019, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 39 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 13, 2019, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.
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