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

Original Site of the Baseball Diamond

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, September 11, 2020
1. Original Site of the Baseball Diamond Marker
Inscription.  
This is the original site of the baseball diamond
dedicated by
J.P. "Pat" Crecine
in recognition of his commitment to the life of the students of Carnegie Mellon University

Dr. Crecine received his Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral degrees from Carnegie Tech and served CMU with great distinction in his roles as Dean of H&SS (1975 - 83), Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs (1983-87), and Distinguished Service Professor of the H. John Heinz III School (2006)
 
Erected by Carnegie Mellon University.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationSports.
 
Location. 40° 26.564′ N, 79° 56.265′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is at the intersection of Forbes Avenue and Margaret Morrison Street, on the right when traveling south on Forbes Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5149 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Westinghouse Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); History / Restoration
Original Site of the Baseball Diamond Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, September 11, 2020
2. Original Site of the Baseball Diamond Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Station WQED (approx. half a mile away); World War I Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Catahecassa, Blackhoof (approx. half a mile away); Schenley Park (approx. 0.6 miles away); Frank Vittor (approx. 0.6 miles away); Schenley Park Bridge (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburgh.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 14, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 31 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 14, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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