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Ottawa in Putnam County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Larry E. Cox

1947 - 1990

 
 
Larry E. Cox Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, June 15, 2022
1. Larry E. Cox Marker
Inscription.  1965 Ottawa-Glandorf High School Graduate where he earned a berth as an All-State Catcher.
He spent 17 years as a player in the minor and major leagues and five years as a manager in the Chicago Cub's organization. His last position was bullpen coach for the Cub's, a position in which he was beginning his third year.
His major league career included stints with the Philadelphia Phillies, Seattle Mariners, Cubs and Texas Rangers. While with Philadelphia he played brifley with the Toledo Mud Hens. A major highlight of his career was hitting two grand-slam home runs in the same game.
"Field of Dreams"
His dream began on a sandlot in Ottawa, Ohio.
All who knew him as a man and a ballplayer will miss him.


LBA 221
Homers 12
RBI 85
Games 349
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1965.
 
Location. 41° 1.547′ N, 84° 2.603′ W. Marker is in Ottawa, Ohio, in Putnam County. Marker is on N. Locust Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ottawa OH 45875, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
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are within walking distance of this marker. The History of Night Baseball and Parks in Ottawa (here, next to this marker); American Legion Post 63 Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Ottawa, Ohio (approx. 0.4 miles away); Frances Rappaport Horwich (approx. half a mile away); Putnam County Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Welcome to Pizza Hut Classic (approx. half a mile away); Putnam County World War Memorial Clock (approx. half a mile away); Honor Our Veterans (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ottawa.
 
Larry E. Cox Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, June 15, 2022
2. Larry E. Cox Marker
Larry E. Cox Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, June 15, 2022
3. Larry E. Cox Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 27, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 19, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 81 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 19, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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