Troy in Rensselaer County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Troy, N.Y. Hall of Famers
Erected 1992 by Committee to Preserve Troy's Baseball Heritage and the Knickerbacker Board of Directors.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. In addition, it is included in the Baseball Hall of Famers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1879.
Location. 42° 45.69′ N, 73° 40.496′ W. Marker is in Troy, New York, in Rensselaer County. There is a paved path winding its way across the Knickerbacker Park from the north end of Peter Guenette Lane at the parking lot for the Troy's 1990 Knickerbacker Ice Arena, and ending at the parking lot behind the Lansingburg High School at the east end of 107th Street. The Marker is roughly near the middle of this paved walkway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Troy NY 12182, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of San Francisco Giants (here, next to this marker); Major General John Ellis Wool (approx. ¼ mile away); World War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); A Panoramic View of American History (approx. 0.3 miles away); “Uncle Sam” (approx. 0.3 miles away); Suffragist (approx. 0.3 miles away); George Henry Thomas (approx. 0.4 miles away); Warren Family Mortuary Chapel: 1861 (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Troy.
More about this marker. The marker was dedicated on June 6, 1992. Following the dedication ceremony, a team representing Troy, playing under the 1882 National League rules, defeated Worcester, Mass 2-0 to extend a winning streak against their former league rivals which dated back to September of 1882.
Additional keywords. Baseball
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 28, 2008, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 2,069 times since then and 92 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on April 28, 2008, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.