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

Bill Travers

1974 - 1980

 
 
Bill Travers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
1. Bill Travers Marker
Inscription.  Selected in the sixth round of the 1970 draft, Travers pitched seven of his nine Major League seasons for the Brewers. Posted career-best season in 1976 with 15 wins in 240 innings. His 15 complete games contributed to his sparkling 2.81 ERA - eighth-best in the American League. That year, Travers was named to the American League All-Star Team and recognized as the Brewers Pitcher of the Year. In his final two seasons in Milwaukee, Travers compiled a 26-14 record, equivalent to a .650 winning percentage which ranked sixth-best in the A.L. during that period. Ranked third among the Brewers in wins (87), games started (237) and innings pitched (1,661.2) during the 1970s.
 
Location. 43° 1.743′ 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. Rollie Fingers (here, next to this marker); Don Sutton (here,
Brewers Wall of Honor image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
2. Brewers Wall of Honor
next to this marker); Ben Oglivie (here, next to this marker); Jim Gantner (here, next to this marker); Jim Slaton (here, next to this marker); Chuck Crim (here, next to this marker); George Scott (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 14, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 13, 2019, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 35 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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