“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

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

Frank Elmore Bolling

Milwaukee Braves, 1961-1965

Frank Elmore Bolling Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
1. Frank Elmore Bolling Marker

A slick-fielding infielder, Bolling spent five of his 12 seasons in the Major Leagues with the Milwaukee Braves. Led National League second basemen in fielding percentage in 1961 (.988), 1962 (.989) and 1964 (.985). A Gold Glove Award winner with Detroit in 1958, he was acquired by the Braves on December 7, 1960 and was named to the NL All-Star Team in each of his first two seasons with Milwaukee (1961-62). Batted .250 with 41 HR and 226 RBI in 680 games with the Milwaukee Braves, including a career-high-tying 15 home runs in 1961. Belted a Grand Slam off the Dodgers' Sandy Koufax on September 22, 1965. He and his older brother, Milt Bolling, formed the Detroit Tigers' double-play combination for part of the 1958 season. Frank served in the U.S. Army at Fort McPherson in Atlanta, Georgia.
Location. 43° 1.745′ N, 87° 58.189′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker is on Miller Park Way (State Highway 175) south of Interstate 94, on the right when traveling south. The marker is part of the Braves Wall of Honor which is on display
Milwaukee Braves Wall of Honor image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
2. Milwaukee Braves Wall of Honor
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. Joe Adcock (here, next to this marker); Henry Aaron (here, next to this marker); 1957 World Series Champions (here, next to this marker); William Havon Bruton (here, next to this marker); Selva Lewis Burdette, Jr. (here, next to this marker); Del Crandall (here, next to this marker); Robert Ray Buhl (here, next to this marker); Felix Mantilla (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milwaukee.
Categories. Sports

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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 34 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.
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