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 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 1977.
Dedicated by the New York Yankees July 6, 2002
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports.
Location. 40° 49.785′ N, 73° 55.568′ W. Marker is in Bronx, New York, in Bronx County. Marker is at the intersection of 161st. St. and River Ave. on 161st. St.. Coordinates are not for the actual location of marker. 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 Paul Dimaggio (here, next to this marker); Elston Gene Howard (here, next to this marker); George M Steinbrenner III (here, next to this marker); Joseph Vincent McCarthy (here, next to this marker); Vernon "Lefty" Gomez (here, next to this marker); Mel Allen (here, next to this marker); Miller James Huggins (here, next to this marker); Philip Francis Rizzuto (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
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 23, 2012, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 308 times since then and 15 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on March 23, 2012, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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