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

Fernando Vina

1995 - 1999

 
 
Fernando Vina Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
1. Fernando Vina Marker
Inscription.  A leadoff hitter and stalwart defender at second base, Vina played five seasons in Milwaukee and posted a .286 batting average with the club. Holds the distinction of being the Brewers' first National League All-Star after earning recognition in 1998 when he posted a .311 batting average in 722 plate appearances, third-most in the National League also tallied 198 hits, 101 runs, 39 doubles, seven triples and 22 stolen bases that season, and led N.L. second basemen in assists with 468. Finished in his league's top ten in triples in three separate seasons ('96, '98, '99) while with the Brewers. Later won consecutive Gold Gloves in 2001 and 2002 with St. Louis.
 
Location. 43° 1.743′ 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. John Jaha (here, next to this marker); Bill Hall (here, next to this marker);
Brewers Wall of Honor image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
2. Brewers Wall of Honor
Geoff Jenkins (here, next to this marker); Bob Wickman (here, next to this marker); Ben Sheets (here, next to this marker); Greg Vaughn (here, next to this marker); Darryl Hamilton (here, next to this marker); Teddy Higuera (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 23, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 20, 2019, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 42 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 20, 2019, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.
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