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Sudlersville in Queen Anne's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

James Emory Foxx

(1907-1967)

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, August 24, 2019
1. James Emory Foxx Marker
Inscription.  
Philadelphia Athletics (A.L.) 1925-35, Boston Red Sox (A.L.) 1936-42
Chicago Cubs (N.L.) 1942, 1944, Philadelphia Phillies (N.L.) 1945

Jimmy was the greatest righthanded slugger of his time, hitting 30 or more home runs in 12 consecutive seasons, a major league record, and 534 lifetime. His career batting average was .325. The first three-time MVP Award Winner (1932, 1933, 1938), he won the Triple Crown in 1933. For the A's, "Double X" hit 58 home runs in 1932. Foxx played with the 1929-1930 World Champion Athletics, and appeared in 7 All-Star Games. He set club records with the Boston Red Sox of 50 homers and 175 RBI in 1938. In 1951, he became one of the youngest players ever inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
 
Erected 1997.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports.
 
Location. 39° 11.211′ N, 75° 51.525′ W. Marker is in Sudlersville, Maryland, in Queen Anne's County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street (Maryland Route 300) and South
James Emory Foxx Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, August 24, 2019
2. James Emory Foxx Marker
Church Street (Maryland Route 313) on East Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 S Linden St, Sudlersville MD 21668, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sudlersville (here, next to this marker); Sudlersville Memorial Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Sudlersville Train Station (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dudley's Chapel (approx. 1.8 miles away); a different marker also named Dudley's Chapel (approx. 1.8 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.1 miles away); Callister’s Ferry (approx. 5.3 miles away); Henry Highland Garnet (approx. 6.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sudlersville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 25, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 76 times since then and 13 times this year. Last updated on February 22, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 25, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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