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Bronx in Bronx County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

George Herman "Babe" Ruth

1895 - 1948

 
 
George Herman " Babe"Ruth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Erik Lander, September 3, 2007
1. George Herman " Babe"Ruth Marker
Inscription.  
A great ball player.
A great man.
A great American.

 
Erected 1949 by The Yankees and The New York Baseball Writers.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports.
 
Location. 40° 49.641′ N, 73° 55.607′ W. Marker is in Bronx, New York, in Bronx County. Marker is on E 161st Street and River Avenue. Located in Monument Park in the New Yankee Stadium. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bronx NY 10451, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Allie Pierce Reynolds (here, next to this marker); William Malcolm "Bill" Dickey (here, next to this marker); Alfred Manuel "Billy" Martin (here, next to this marker); Henry Louis Gehrig (here, next to this marker); Mickey Mantle (here, next to this marker); Bob Sheppard (here, next to this marker); Donald Arthur Mattingly (here, next to this marker); To the memory of Jacob Ruppert (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bronx.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 26, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 28, 2009, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 1,259 times since then and 9 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on April 28, 2009, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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Jul. 4, 2020