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Lewisburg in Union County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Christy Mathewson Memorial Gateway

 
 
Christy Mathewson Memorial Gateway Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 25, 2021
1. Christy Mathewson Memorial Gateway Marker
Inscription.  
This
Memorial Gateway
erected
in honor of

"Matty"

by
Professional Baseball
June 5 · 1928

Pitcher New York Giants · 1900-1916
Manager Cincinnati Reds · 1916-1918
Capt·US Army Gas and Flame Div A·E·F 1918
Coach New York Giants · 1919-1923
President Boston Braves · 1923-1925

He was one of the
greatest figures
in competitive sport
of all time

 
Erected 1928 by Professional Baseball.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationSports. A significant historical date for this entry is June 5, 1928.
 
Location. 40° 57.194′ N, 76° 53.221′ W. Marker is in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, in Union County. Marker is on Moore Avenue/Dent Drive east of U.S. 15, on the right when traveling east. Marker is on the Mathewson Memorial Gateway, northwest of Mathewson Memorial Stadium, on the Bucknell University campus. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lewisburg PA 17837, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Christopher Mathewson (within shouting distance of
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this marker); Bucknell University (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rev. George Pomeroy Watrous (approx. 0.3 miles away); Moore Avenue (approx. 0.3 miles away); William Cameron (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wendle Community Mausoleum (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of The College Inn (approx. 0.4 miles away); History of the Lewisburg Cemetery Office (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lewisburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Christy Mathewson Bio at Bucknell University Hall of Fame. (Submitted on August 28, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Christy Mathewson Bio at Society for American Baseball Research. (Submitted on August 28, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Christy Mathewson Memorial Gateway and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 25, 2021
2. Christy Mathewson Memorial Gateway and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 28, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 155 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 28, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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