Milwaukee in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Milwaukee Braves, 1953-1962
Slugging first baseman who played 10 of his 17 Major League seasons in Milwaukee. Recorded the first base hit and scored the first run in County Stadium history. Slammed four home runs and a double in Brooklyn's Ebbets Field on July 31, 1954. His 18 total bases set a single-game record that lasted 48 years. Broke up Harvey Haddix's 12-inning no-hitter with winning hit in County Stadium on May 26, 1959. Ranks third in Milwaukee Braves history in several categories, including hits, home runs, RBI, and total bases. Retired with third-highest fielding percentage all-time among first basemen.
Location. 43° 1.745′ 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. Frank Elmore Bolling (here, next to this marker); Henry Aaron (here, next to this marker); 1957 World Series Champions (here, next to this marker); Selva Lewis Burdette, Jr. (here, next to this marker); William Havon Bruton (here, next to this marker); Del Crandall (here, next to this marker); Felix Mantilla (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 32 times since then and 2 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.