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Frank Torre

Milwaukee Braves, 1956-1960

 
 
Frank Torre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
1. Frank Torre Marker
Inscription.  Spent first five seasons of seven-year Major League career with the Milwaukee Braves. Enjoyed two best seasons in pennant-winning years of 1957 and 1958, batting .272 and .309, respectively. In same years, led National League first basemen in fielding. Slugged two home runs in the 1957 World Series despite hitting just 13 home runs in 1,482 career at bats. On September 2, 1957, tied Major League record by scoring six runs in a game as the Braves beat the Cubs, 23-10, Milwaukee's highest score ever. One of five Braves to play every game of the 1957 and 1958 World Series. Younger brother Joe Torre also played for the Braves from 1960 to 1965.
 
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) 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
Milwaukee Braves Wall of Honor image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
2. Milwaukee Braves Wall of Honor
of this marker. Joseph Paul Torre (here, next to this marker); Albert Fred Schoendienst (here, next to this marker); Bobby Thomson (here, next to this marker); Eddie Mathews (here, next to this marker); Warren Spahn (here, next to this marker); Bob Uecker (here, next to this marker); Andy Pafko (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 4, 2019, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 36 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 4, 2019, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.
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