Hastings in St. Johns County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
John Henry “Pop” Lloyd
Born: April 25, 1884 in Palatka, FL
Asked to name the world’s greatest player, a St. Louis Sports writer in 1938 replied that in the majors, it was Babe Ruth, but in all of baseball, it was Lloyd.
Batted .343 with 450 Slugging
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Entertainment • Sports.
Location. 29° 42.803′ N, 81° 30.481′ W. Marker is in Hastings, Florida, in St. Johns County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and East Essex Road, on the left when traveling south on South Main Street. Located in front of Al Wilke Park and community Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6150 S Main Street, Hastings FL 32145, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Derrick Ramsey (here, next to this marker); Hastings (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Ambrose Parish (approx. 5 miles away); William Bartram Trail (approx. 7˝ miles away); Rollestown Bronson-Mulholland House (approx. 8˝ miles away); Billy Graham (approx. 8˝ miles away); The Bostwick School (approx. 8˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hastings.
Also see . . . Pop Lloyd. Society for American Baseball Research (Submitted on February 14, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 16, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 14, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 68 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 14, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.