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Felix Mantilla

Milwaukee Braves, 1956-1961

 
 
Felix Mantilla Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
1. Felix Mantilla Marker
Inscription.  

Spent more than half of his 11-year Major League career in Milwaukee. Appeared at six different positions in his six seasons with the Braves. Started games six and seven of the 1957 World Series. Spoiled Harvey Haddix's bid for a perfect game on May 26, 1959, when he reached first base leading off the 13th inning. His tenure in Milwaukee ended when he was selected by the New York Mets in the 1962 expansion draft. Voted the starting second baseman of the 1965 A.L. All-Star Team as a member of the Boston Red Sox.
 
Location. 43° 1.747′ N, 87° 58.188′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker is on Miller Park Way (State Highway 175) south of Highway 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. Del Crandall (here, next to this marker); Robert Ray Buhl (here, next to this marker); William Havon Bruton
Milwaukee Braves Wall of Honor image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
2. Milwaukee Braves Wall of Honor
(here, next to this marker); Johnny Logan (here, next to this marker); Selva Lewis Burdette, Jr. (here, next to this marker); 1957 World Series Champions (here, next to this marker); Henry Aaron (here, next to this marker); Frank Elmore Bolling (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 36 times since then and 3 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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