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Williamsport in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Mike Mussina

Lycoming County MVP

 

— City of Williamsport Sports Walk —

 
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By Cosmos Mariner, June 6, 2021
1. Mike Mussina Marker
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Mussina spent 18 years in Major League Baseball, winning 270 games during his career with the Baltimore Orioles and New York Yankees. Mussina was a seven-time Gold Glove winner and a five-time American League All-Star. A multi-sport star at Montoursville Area High School, he helped lead the 1985 baseball team to a PIAA state championship. Mussina went on to Stanford University, where he led his team to two College World Series appearances.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1985.
 
Location. 41° 14.442′ N, 77° 0.256′ W. Marker is in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, in Lycoming County. Marker can be reached from Laurel Street north of West Willow Street, on the left when traveling north. Marker is embedded in the sidewalk. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Williamsport PA 17701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sports & Athletics (here, next to this marker); Ed Ott (a few steps from this marker); Dan Muthler (a few steps from this marker); Sal 'Tank' Rosato (within shouting distance of this marker); Carl Stotz

Mike Mussina Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 6, 2021
2. Mike Mussina Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Jack Losch (within shouting distance of this marker); Tom O'Malley (within shouting distance of this marker); John Wilcox (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Williamsport.
 
Also see . . .
1. Mike Mussina. (from WOL News, November 20, 2008) Mike Mussina, a Little League graduate and member of the Little League International Board of Directors – one of the most respected figures in Major League Baseball over the past two decades – announced his retirement today. Playing for the Baltimore Orioles and New York Yankees, he pitched 18 years in the big leagues, with 270 wins (tied for 33rd all-time) and only 153 losses, 2,813 strikeouts (19th all-time), a 3.68 earned-run average, and five All-Star assignments. His first 20-win season came in 2008. He is the first pitcher to voluntarily retire after winning 20 games in a season. (Submitted on July 21, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. Mike Mussina: Hall of Famer and Little League® Supporter. (from Webb Weekly, August 14, 2019) Mr. Mussina earned his iconic bronze plaque as a member of the 2019 National
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Baseball Hall of Fame Class this July, joining fellow inductees and former Little Leaguers, Roy Halladay, Edgar Martinez, and Mariano Rivera, as well as Today’s Game Era ballot winners, Harold Baines and Lee Smith, in this year’s induction. (Submitted on July 21, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 21, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 62 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 21, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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