Hinton in Summers County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Home of Jack Warhop
Erected 1999 by West Virginia Archives & History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical date for this entry is May 6, 1915.
Location. 37° 38.662′ N, 80° 52.977′ W. Marker is in Hinton, West Virginia, in Summers County. Marker is at the intersection of Riverside Drive and Miller Avenue when traveling south on Riverside Drive. It is at Bellepoint Baseball Park at the ticket windows. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hinton WV 25951, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Culbertson (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wreck on the C&O (approx. half a mile away); Hinton Lilly (approx. 2.8 miles away); Lilly Bridge (approx. 2.9 miles away); Pack's Ferry (approx. 3.1 miles away); Giles, Fayette & Kanawha Turnpike (approx. 3.6 miles away); Great Bend Tunnel (approx. 6.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hinton.
Also see . . . Wikipedia entry for John Milton Warhop. Excerpt:
John Milton Warhop (1884–1960) was an American baseball pitcher who played eight seasons in Major League Baseball from 1908 to 1915 for the New York Highlanders/New York Yankees. ... Warhop was born in Hinton, West Virginia. He spent his early life working as a coal miner for the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad. Warhop played for local semi-professional teams sponsored by the railway company.(Submitted on August 9, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 9, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 116 times since then and 68 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 9, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.