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Jose Valentin

1992 - 1999

 
 
Jose Valentin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
1. Jose Valentin Marker
Inscription.  A switch-hitting shortstop, Valentin spent the first eight seasons of his 16 year Major League career with the Brewers. During the 1990s, Valentin ranked third among all Brewers in total bases (1,015) and stolen bases (78); fourth in games (762) and runs (378); fifth in home runs (90) and doubles (132); and sixth in RBI (343). Best offensive season with the club came in 1996, when he collected 143 hits, 33 doubles, 24 home runs and 95 RBI. In 1999, he joined Ted Simmons and Dale Sveum as the only Brewers switch-hitters to homer from both sides of the plate in a game. Established a Brewers record with 90 career home runs by a switch-hitter.
 
Location. 43° 1.743′ N, 87° 58.234′ 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. Dave Nilsson (here, next to this marker); Pat Listach (here, next to this marker); Jaime Navarro
Brewers Wall of Honor image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
2. Brewers Wall of Honor
(here, next to this marker); Darryl Hamilton (here, next to this marker); Bill Wegman (here, next to this marker); Greg Vaughn (here, next to this marker); Kevin Seitzer (here, next to this marker); Don Money (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 34 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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