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Edwin Lee "Eddie" Mathews

 
 
Edwin Lee "Eddie" Mathews Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
1. Edwin Lee "Eddie" Mathews Marker
Inscription.  Hit 512 home runs in 16 year career with Boston, Milwaukee, Atlanta and Detroit, smashing 30 or more for 9 consecutive seasons. Played in 10 All-Star games and in the World Series of 1957-1958 as a Brave and with Detroit in 1968. Born, October 13, 1931, at Texarkana, Texas. Elected 1976.
 
Erected 1976 by Presented to the Hall of Fame by the Old Time Ball Players' Association of Wisconsin.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports.
 
Location. 43° 2.533′ N, 87° 54.967′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker is on North 4th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milwaukee WI 53203, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Badger" Bob Johnson (here, next to this marker); Dianne Holum (here, next to this marker); Ray Nitschke (here, next to this marker); Bernard E. "Bernie" Heselton (here, next to this marker); Don Gehrmann (here, next to this marker); Terry Brennan
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
2. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame
(here, next to this marker); Carl Marchese (here, next to this marker); Charles John Grimm (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milwaukee.
 
More about this marker. The Marker is part of the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame which is located on the east side of the UW-Panther Arena along North 4th Street.
 
Wisconsin Athletic Walk of Fame Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
3. Wisconsin Athletic Walk of Fame Plaque
UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
4. UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 28, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 26, 2016, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 142 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 26, 2016, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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