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

Eddie Mathews

Milwaukee Braves, 1953-1965

 
 
Eddie Mathews Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
1. Eddie Mathews Marker
Inscription.  One of the greatest third basemen to ever play the game. Averaged 100 runs, 35 home runs, and 98 RBI in his 13 seasons in Milwaukee. Runner-up to the National League MVP in 1953 and 1959, when he led the league in home runs. Paired with Hank Aaron to form the greatest home run hitting duo in baseball history, combining for 863 home runs as teammates. Finished 17-year career with 512 home runs, sixth highest total at that time. Only player in Braves franchise history to play in the team's three cities: Boston, Milwaukee, and Atlanta. Inducted into Baseball's Hall of Fame in Cooperstown in 1978. Played in 10 All-Star games.
 
Location. 43° 1.742′ N, 87° 58.189′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker is on Miller Park Way (Wisconsin Route 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 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.
Milwaukee Braves Wall of Honor image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
2. Milwaukee Braves Wall of Honor
Bobby Thomson (here, next to this marker); Frank Torre (here, next to this marker); Joseph Paul Torre (here, next to this marker); Albert Fred Schoendienst (here, next to this marker); Bob Uecker (here, next to this marker); Andy Pafko (here, next to this marker); Warren Spahn (here, next to this marker); Donald Eugene Conley (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 42 times since then and 5 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.
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