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

Jim Slaton

1971 - 1977, 1979 - 1983

 
 
Jim Slaton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
1. Jim Slaton Marker
Inscription.  The Brewers' longest tenured pitcher, Slaton played 12 of his Major League seasons in Milwaukee. Named an A.L. All-Star in 1977, a season in which he compiled double-digit wins and 200-plus innings for the fifth consecutive year. Enjoyed best campaign in 1976, with a 3.44 ERA, 14 wins, 12 complete games and a career-high 292.2 innings pitched. Placed among the A.L. top ten in winning percentage in 1982 and 1983. Was a significant contributor during the 1982 postseason, earning the save in game four of the ALCS and the win in game four of the World Series. Entered Wall of Honor as the franchise's all-time leader in wins (118), innings pitched (2,038), games started (268) and shutouts (19).
 
Location. 43° 1.742′ 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: 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. Jim Gantner (here, next to this marker); Mike Caldwell
Brewers Wall of Honor image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
2. Brewers Wall of Honor
(here, next to this marker); Sal Bando (here, next to this marker); Bill Travers (here, next to this marker); George Scott (here, next to this marker); Bill Castro (here, next to this marker); Cecil Cooper (here, next to this marker); Ben Oglivie (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 39 times since then and 2 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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