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Joseph Paul Torre

"Joe"

 

Milwaukee Braves, 1960-1965

 
Joseph Paul Torre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
1. Joseph Paul Torre Marker
Inscription.  Beginning with the Milwaukee Braves at age 20, Torre played i 19 Major League seasons for the Braves, Cardinals, and Mets. Nine-time All-Star, three of them with Milwaukee. Named 1971 NL MVP after leading the league with a .363 average, 137 RBI, 352 total bases and 230 hits. Finished career with a .297 average, 2,342 hits and 252 home runs. Earned a Gold Glove as catcher in 1965 for the Braves. From 1977 to 2010 was one of the most successful managers in history, winning 2,326 games, six pennants and four World Series. His brother Frank played for the 1957 World Champion Braves. Unanimously elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2014.
 
Location. 43° 1.742′ N, 87° 58.188′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker can be reached from Miller Park Way (Wisconsin Route 175) south of Interstate 94 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
Milwaukee Braves Wall of Honor image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
2. Milwaukee Braves Wall of Honor
this marker. Frank 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 37 times since then and 2 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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