Milwaukee in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Donald Eugene Conley
— Milwaukee Braves, 1954-1958 —
The 6'8", two-sport star pitched 11 MLB seasons and played six years in the NBA. Only athlete to play on championship teams in two professional sports. An All-Star in each of his first two full seasons with the Braves, including 1954 Rookie of the Year when he went 14-9 with 2.96 ERA and 12 complete games. Both started and relieved during 1957 championship season, posting nine wins and 3.16 ERA. Solid contributor to three Celtics NBA Titles (1959-1961). Pitched in 276 MLB games and played in 351 NBA games. Winning pitcher of 1955 All-Star game and 1957 pennant-clinching game, both in County Stadium.
Location. 43° 1.742′ N, 87° 58.188′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker is on Miller Park Way (Wisconsin Route 175) near Interstate 94, on the right. 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. Andy Pafko (here, next to this marker); Bob Uecker Warren Spahn (here, next to this marker); Frank Torre (here, next to this marker); Albert Fred Schoendienst (here, next to this marker); Joseph Paul Torre (here, next to this marker); Bobby Thomson (here, next to this marker); Eddie Mathews (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 5, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 3, 2019, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 35 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 3, 2019, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.