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Pittsburgh in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

J.P. "Honus" Wagner

 
 
J.P. "Honus" Wagner Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, September 10, 2020
1. J.P. "Honus" Wagner Marker
Inscription.  
Erected in 1955
by the fans of America in honor of a baseball immortal, a champion among champions, whose record on and off the playing field of the National Game will ever stand as a monument to his own greatness and as an example and inspiration to the youth of our country.

Sponsored by the Pittsburgh Professional Baseball Association

Relocated by the Pittsburgh Baseball Club from Schenley Park to Three Rivers Stadium and rededicated July 21, 1972 so that future Pirate fans will be reminded of Honus Wagner's contribution to baseball in Pittsburgh.
 
Erected 1972 by Pittsburgh Baseball Club.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkSports.
 
Location. 40° 26.853′ N, 80° 0.446′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is at the intersection of Mazeroski Way and West General Robinson Street, on the right when traveling north on Mazeroski Way. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20 Mazeroski Way, Pittsburgh PA 15212, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
J.P. "Honus" Wagner Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, September 10, 2020
2. J.P. "Honus" Wagner Marker
are within walking distance of this marker. William Stanley Mazeroski (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Early Baseball in Pittsburgh (about 700 feet away); In Memory of All Korean War Veterans (about 700 feet away); Korean War Veterans' Monument (about 700 feet away); First World Series (approx. 0.2 miles away); "The Great One" (approx. 0.2 miles away); The First Visit of Abraham Lincoln (approx. ¼ mile away); "The Forks," 1984 (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburgh.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 13, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 21 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 13, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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