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Ted Simmons

1981 - 1985

 
 
Ted Simmons Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
1. Ted Simmons Marker
Inscription.  One of the best switch-hitting catchers in baseball history, Simmons was acquired along the Rollie Fingers and Pete Vuckovich in a seven-player trade with the St. Louis Cardinals in December 1980. Simmons spent five seasons in Milwaukee, helping the Brewers reach the World Series in 1982, and earning All-Star selections in 1981 and 1983. Best season in Milwaukee occurred in 1983 when he hit .308 with 13 home runs and 108 RBI. In the Pennant-winning season of 1982, "Simba" hit 23 home runs with 97 RBI and led all A.L. catchers with a .995 fielding percentage. Caught 122 shutouts in his career. Earned six All-Star selections prior to his tenure in Milwaukee.
 
Location. 43° 1.743′ N, 87° 58.221′ 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. Rob Deer (here, next to this marker); Pete Vuckovich (here, next to this
Brewers Wall of Honor image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
2. Brewers Wall of Honor
marker); Chuck Crim (here, next to this marker); Don Sutton (here, next to this marker); B.J. Surhoff (here, next to this marker); Rollie Fingers (here, next to this marker); Ben Oglivie (here, next to this marker); Bill Castro (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 13, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 13, 2019, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 44 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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