Marcus Hook in Delaware County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
James B. ‘Mickey’ Vernon
U. S. Navy Veteran
Two-Time American League
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. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1945.
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 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.)
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 1,065 times since then and 42 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.