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Ron Fairly

Macon Bacon Walk of Fame

 
 
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Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 20, 2021
1. Ron Fairly Marker
Inscription.  
Hometown: Macon, Georgia
Years in MLB: 1958-1978
Ron Fairly is a Macon native who went onto win three World Series Championships. Fairly made his Major League debut with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1958. With the Dodgers, Fairly would win three World Series titles (1959, 1963 and 1965). Fairly's most unique statistical achievement during his career was having the highest career home run total without a 20-home run season. Along with his three World Series Championships, Fairly would also make two All-Star appearances. Fairly's World Series statistics are also very impressive: batting .300, two home runs and six RBIS. Fairly was a key piece of the Dodgers' dynasty during the late 50's and early 60's. Fairly would also end up playing for the Expos, Cardinals, Athletics, Blue Jays and the Angels.

Career Statistics
Hits: 1,913 • 2B: 307 • 3B: 33 • RBI: 1,044 • Stolen Bases: 35 • Home Runs: 215 • Average: .266
Accomplishments
Three World Series Championships • Two All-Star Games • 1,000 RBI Club

 
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Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1958.
 
Location. 32° 49.789′ N, 83° 36.855′ W. Marker is in Macon, Georgia, in Bibb County. Marker can be reached from Willie Smokie Glover Drive. Marker is on the grandstand wall at Luther Williams Field. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 225 Willie Smokie Glover Dr, Macon GA 31201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tony Perez (here, next to this marker); Central City Park (here, next to this marker); Chipper Jones (a few steps from this marker); John Odom (a few steps from this marker); Rondell White (a few steps from this marker); Andruw Jones (a few steps from this marker); Kevin Brown (a few steps from this marker); Pete Rose (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Macon.
 
Ron Fairly Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, November 13, 2023
2. Ron Fairly Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 13, 2023. It was originally submitted on November 26, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 83 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 26, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.   2. submitted on November 13, 2023, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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