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

Henry Aaron

"Hammerin' Hank"

 

Milwaukee Braves, 1954-1965

 
Henry Aaron Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
1. Henry Aaron Marker
Inscription.  

Considered by many to be the greatest baseball player ever. Retired as all-time home run king with 755 career round-trippers. Continues to hold the Major League record for career runs batted in (2,297), extra base hits (1,477), and total bases (6,856). Ranks third all-time in hits (3,771) and tied for fourth all-time in runs (2,174). Named an All-Star for 21 consecutive seasons (1955-1975). Slugged pennant-clinching home run in each of Braves' World Series Seasons. Won N.L. MVP honors in 1957. First player to reach both 500 home runs and 3,000 hits. Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1982.
 
Location. 43° 1.746′ N, 87° 58.19′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker is on Miller Park Way (State Highway 175) 1.6 miles south of Interstate 94, on the right when traveling south. The marker is part of the Braves 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. 1957 World Series Champions (here,
Milwaukee Braves Wall of Honor image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
2. Milwaukee Braves Wall of Honor
next to this marker); Joe Adcock (here, next to this marker); Selva Lewis Burdette, Jr. (here, next to this marker); Frank Elmore Bolling (here, next to this marker); William Havon Bruton (here, next to this marker); Felix Mantilla (here, next to this marker); Del Crandall (here, next to this marker); Robert Ray Buhl (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milwaukee.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 4, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 3, 2019, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 33 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 3, 2019, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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