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Reading in Berks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Jimmy Rollins

Reading Baseball Hall of Fame

 

— 2019 —

 
Jimmy Rollins Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 28, 2020
1. Jimmy Rollins Marker
Inscription.  Reading Phillies Shortstop in 1999, led the team with 145 hits with a .273 AVG, 24 SB and 81 R in 133 games. Would go on to win the '07 NL MVP, the NL Silver Slugger Award in '07, the Rawlings Gold Glove Award from '07-'09, '12 and the Roberto Clemente Award in 2014. He was instrumental in helping the Phillies win the '08 World Series.
 
Erected 2019.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansSports.
 
Location. 40° 21.877′ N, 75° 56.061′ W. Marker is in Reading, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Marker can be reached from North Front Street 0.2 miles north of Bern Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1900 Centre Ave, Reading PA 19605, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ryan Howard (here, next to this marker); Reading Baseball Hall of Fame (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Reading Baseball Hall of Fame (a few steps from this marker);
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Eric Valent (within shouting distance of this marker); Mike Sarbaugh (within shouting distance of this marker); Richard Kratz (within shouting distance of this marker); Dedicated To All The Veterans Of Our Community (within shouting distance of this marker); In Recognition of Chuck Domino (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Reading.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 35 times since then and 2 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 29, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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