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Dexter Park

 
 
Dexter Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Erik Lander, January 9, 2004
1. Dexter Park Marker
Inscription.  
Dexter Park 1911 - 1955
Home of Max Rosner's Bushwicks
1st night game 7/23/30
Joe DiMaggio, Casey Stengel, Jackie Robinson, Satchel Paige, Phil Rizzuto, Hank Greenberg, Lou Gerhig, Babe Ruth, Josh Gibson all played here.
 
Erected by Woodhaven Cultural and Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansSports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1911.
 
Location. 40° 41.481′ N, 73° 52.024′ W. Marker is in Queens, New York, in Queens County. It is in Woodhaven. Marker is at the intersection of Jamaica Avenue and 75th Street, on the right when traveling west on Jamaica Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 74-24 Jamaica Ave, Woodhaven NY 11421, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fred Christ Trump (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Neir's Tavern / Union Course (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1940 Woodhaven P O (approx. 0.3 miles away); Woodhaven Patriotic League World War II Honor Roll (approx.
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0.3 miles away); 8026 88 Avenue (approx. 0.3 miles away); Betty Smith (approx. 0.4 miles away); Woodhaven Library (approx. 0.4 miles away); First House Number in Queens (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Queens.
 
Also see . . .  Dexter Park. (Submitted on May 12, 2009.)
 
Additional keywords. Major League Baseball
 
Dexter Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Erik Lander, January 9, 2004
2. Dexter Park Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2023. It was originally submitted on April 26, 2009, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 1,873 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 3, 2009, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York.   2. submitted on April 26, 2009, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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