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Marcus Hook in Delaware County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

James B. ‘Mickey’ Vernon

 
 
James B. ‘Mickey’ Vernon Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 14, 2010
1. James B. ‘Mickey’ Vernon Marker
Inscription.  
Born Marcus Hook, Pa. April 22, 1918
U. S. Navy Veteran
Two-Time American League
Batting Champion
1946 • .353
1953 • .337
Played in Major Leagues in Four Decades
Seven-time American League All-Star
Lifetime BA of .286
2,495 Hits .... 1,311 RBIs
Role Model...Mentor...Great Guy
A Gentleman's Gentleman

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports.
 
Location. 39° 49.046′ N, 75° 24.91′ W. Marker is in Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker is on Market Street, on the right when traveling north. Between 7th and 8th Streets. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marcus Hook PA 19061, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Marcus Hook World War II Veterans (within shouting distance of this marker); Marcus Hook World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Marcus Hook (approx. 0.2 miles away); Marcus Hook First Ward Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Mary Gillis Troost (approx. 0.3 miles
James B. Mickey Vernon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, January 1, 2009
2. James B. Mickey Vernon Marker
away); The Soldier and Sailor Walk Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); American Viscose Co. (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Factory and the Village (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marcus Hook.
 
Regarding James B. ‘Mickey’ Vernon. Vernon died on September 24, 2008.
 
Also see . . .
1. Mickey Vernon Biography and Stats from Wikipedia. (Submitted on January 2, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Mickey Vernon at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 19, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
James B. ‘Mickey’ Vernon Statue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, January 1, 2009
3. James B. ‘Mickey’ Vernon Statue
James B. ‘Mickey’ Vernon at Mickey Vernon Park image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 14, 2010
4. James B. ‘Mickey’ Vernon at Mickey Vernon Park
James B. ‘Mickey’ Vernon Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 14, 2010
5. James B. ‘Mickey’ Vernon Statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 2, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 959 times since then and 21 times this year. Last updated on March 10, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1. submitted on January 31, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2, 3. submitted on January 2, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   4, 5. submitted on January 31, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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