Medford in Jackson County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
"There used to be a baseball park at this site."
Named in honor of Claude "Shorty” Miles
June 14, 1969
"Shorty” Miles played a leading role for many years in supporting youth baseball and in rebuilding the former baseball stadium on this site following a fire that destroyed it in 1951.
He died October 22, 1968
At the age of 81
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. A significant historical date for this entry is June 14, 1969.
Location. 42° 18.6′ N, 122° 51.373′ W. Marker is in Medford, Oregon, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of Rogue Federal Way and Center Drive, on the right when traveling west on Rogue Federal Way. The marker is in front of a Wal-Mart. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Medford OR 97501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Newell Barber Field (approx. 0.2 miles away); Applegate Trail - Down Bear Creek (approx. 0.2 miles away); Harry & David Comice Pear Trees (approx. 0.6 miles away); Historic Land Survey Monument (approx. 1.4 miles away); Replica of the Statue of LibertyThe War Brings Change (approx. 1.4 miles away); Medford Boomed As Orchards Bloomed (approx. 1.4 miles away); A Town is Born (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Medford.
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