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

Bob Wickman

1996 - 2000

 
 
Bob Wickman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
1. Bob Wickman Marker
Inscription.  The Green Bay, Wisconsin, native and UW-Whitewater alumnus, Wickman spent five of his 15 Major League seasons in Milwaukee. Named Brewers Pitcher of the Year in 1998 and 1999, during which time he compiled 62 saves and a 3.62 ERA. On September 21, 1999, Wickman broke the Brewers' single-season saves record by notching his 37th save of the year, surpassing Doug Jones. Earned his first All-Star selection in 2000 before being traded to the Cleveland Indians for Richie Sexson. During his tenure in Milwaukee, Wickman posted a 3.20 ERA and 79 saves in 272 games. His 79 saves as a Brewer tied Mike Fetters for third in franchise history.
 
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); Fernando Vina (here, next to this marker); Ben Sheets
Brewers Wall of Honor image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
2. Brewers Wall of Honor
(here, next to this marker); Teddy Higuera (here, next to this marker); Geoff Jenkins (here, next to this marker); Bill Hall (here, next to this marker); Greg Vaughn (here, next to this marker); Darryl Hamilton (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 30 times since then. 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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