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Greenwich Island in Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Veterans Stadium hosted many concerts…

 
 
Veterans Stadium Sculptures Marker at Full-Swing (The Batter) (1974) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin W., March 27, 2015
1. Veterans Stadium Sculptures Marker at Full-Swing (The Batter) (1974)
Inscription.  Veterans Stadium hosted many concerts including Bruce Springsteen, Genesis, Madonna, David Bowie, Pink Floyd, The Who, Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, U-2, Billy Joel, Elton John, Dave Matthews and N'Sync. Other events included religious conventions, pro wrestling, Hero Scholarship Thrill Show, truck/tractor pull and closed circuit championship boxing.
 
Erected 2005 by The Philadelphia Phillies.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicChurches & ReligionEntertainmentParks & Recreational AreasRoads & VehiclesSports.
 
Location. 39° 54.444′ N, 75° 10.187′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. It is on Greenwich Island. Marker is on Hartranft Street, 0.1 miles west of South 11th Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19148, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Philadelphia Catholic League football playoffs (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Connie Mack
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(about 500 feet away); The Phillies played at Veterans Stadium, 1971-2003. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Joe Brown (approx. 0.2 miles away); Philadelphia Veterans Stadium (approx. 0.2 miles away); Veterans Stadium (approx. 0.2 miles away); Following the last out of the 2003 season… (approx. 0.2 miles away); Veterans Stadium was home to the Eagles… (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Veterans Stadium Sculpture - Full-Swing (The Batter) (1974) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin W., March 27, 2015
2. Veterans Stadium Sculpture - Full-Swing (The Batter) (1974)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2023. It was originally submitted on December 21, 2022, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 109 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 28, 2015, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. A photo of the other plaque at the base of the sculpture (may qualify for its own profile). • Can you help?

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Apr. 23, 2024