“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Plains in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Edward A. Walsh (1881 - 1959)

Edward A. Walsh Marker image. Click for full size.
August 12, 2011
1. Edward A. Walsh Marker
Inscription.  Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, 1946. As a pitcher for the Chicago White Sox, "Big Ed" Walsh averaged 24 victories a year during a seven-year span, 1906-12. He twice pitched over 400 innings in a single season. In 1908, he won 40 games, pitched 11 shutouts, and won both games of a doubleheader as a starting pitcher. Walsh finished his playing career in 1920 with a 1.82 earned run average. He was born nearby in Plains on May 14, 1881.
Erected 2004 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1924.
Location. 41° 16.523′ N, 75° 51.052′ W. Marker is in Plains, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and West Carey Street, on the left when traveling north on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wilkes Barre PA 18705, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies
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. Raymond Slabinski (approx. 0.2 miles away); War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); John Abbott and Isaac Williams (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named War Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named War Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); What on Earth is a Levee? (approx. 1.1 miles away); Trailing Along (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Plains.
Edward A. Walsh (1881 - 1959) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 7, 2020
2. Edward A. Walsh (1881 - 1959) Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on September 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 19, 2011. This page has been viewed 438 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 19, 2011.   2. submitted on September 8, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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