Concourse in the Bronx in Bronx County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
New York Yankees
1977 - 1981.
One of the most colorful and exciting players of his era. A prolific power hitter who thrived in pressure situation. In five years in pinstripes, he helped lead the Yankees to four division titles, three American League pennants and two World Championships. At his best in October, belted four home runs on four consecutive swings in the 1977 World Series - including three in game six at Yankee Stadium. Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1993
Dedicated by the New York Yankees July 6, 2002
Erected by New York Yankees.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1977.
Location. 40° 49.785′ N, 73° 55.568′ W. Marker is in Bronx, New York, in Bronx County. It is in Concourse. Marker is at the intersection of 161st. St. and River Ave. on 161st. St.. 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. Joseph Vincent McCarthy (here, next to this marker); Philip Francis Rizzuto (here, next to this marker); Charles Herbert "Red" Ruffing Lawrence Peter "Yogi" Berra (here, next to this marker); Thurman Munson (here, next to this marker); Ron Guidry (here, next to this marker); Miller James Huggins (here, next to this marker); Vernon "Lefty" Gomez (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bronx.
More about this marker. Located in Monument Park in Yankee Stadium
Regarding Reggie Jackson. Players are not eligible for the Hall of Fame until after their playing career.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2023. It was originally submitted on March 23, 2012, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 404 times since then and 38 times this year. Last updated on April 25, 2022, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photo 1. submitted on March 23, 2012, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.