Troy in Madison County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
John "Owen" Brendel
— "Troy's Cardinal" —
Baseball Playing Career
Troy Advertisers 1945-1946
St. Louis Cardinals Minor League 1947-1948
Troy Redbirds 1949-1958
Community Baseball Involvement
First Commissioner of the Troy Boy's Baseball League 1958
Troy Boy's Baseball League Manager 1958-1968
"Owen was truly dedicated to his family, his friends, and his community."
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1958.
Location. 38° 43.822′ N, 89° 53.878′ W. Marker is in Troy, Illinois, in Madison County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Wickliffe Street and Riggin Road. Marker is located on the grounds of Tri-Township Park, on the west side where there are ball fields named after Brendel. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 410 Wickliffe St, Troy IL 62294, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bob Turley (approx. 0.8 miles away); Crossroads of Transportation (approx. 0.9 miles away); Troy American Legion Post 917 Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.2 miles away); Maryville (approx. 3.2 miles away); Mont Station (approx. 3.2 miles away); Acme School (approx. 3˝ miles away); East St. Louis & Suburban Railway Electric Line Streetcar (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Troy.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 2, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 116 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 2, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.