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Hannibal in Marion County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

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308 Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 15, 2020
1. 308 Marker
Inscription.  Lifetime Batting Average of Jake Beckley, a Hannibal native who was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1971.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports.
 
Location. 39° 42.319′ N, 91° 21.433′ W. Marker is in Hannibal, Missouri, in Marion County. Marker is just inside the Jake Beckley .308 Left Field Gate at Clemens Field. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 403 Warren Barrett Drive, Hannibal MO 63401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jake Beckley (here, next to this marker); 376 (here, next to this marker); 390 (here, next to this marker); 3117 (here, next to this marker); 342 (here, next to this marker); 351⅛ (here, next to this marker); Clemens Field Commemoration (within shouting distance of this marker); William Henry Hatch (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hannibal.
 
Also see . . .
1. Jake Beckley Bio at Baseball Hall of Fame. (Submitted on September 22, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Jake Beckley Bio at Society for American Baseball Research. (Submitted on September 22, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3117 Marker Inside the Jake Beckley .308 Gate image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 15, 2020
2. 3117 Marker Inside the Jake Beckley .308 Gate

3. MLB History: 10 Things You Never Knew about Jake Beckley. (Submitted on September 22, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Clemens Field. (Submitted on September 22, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Clemens Field Name Stone image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 15, 2020
3. Clemens Field Name Stone
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 22, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 22, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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