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Covington in Kenton County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Major League Baseball

 
 
Major League Baseball Marker - West Facing Side image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 26, 2016
1. Major League Baseball Marker - West Facing Side
Inscription.  Brothers John (1896-1968) and Joe (1900-1970) Heving of Covington made it to the big leagues. John began major league career, 1920, as catcher, while Joe made his debut, 1930, as pitcher. Several teams benefited during their careers of 8 and 13 seasons. The brothers played together on local teams, including the Golden Rods, when in town.
Presented by City of Covington.

 
Erected 2004 by Kentucky Historical Society and the Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2137.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 39° 5.05′ N, 84° 31.188′ W. Marker is in Covington, Kentucky, in Kenton County. Marker is at the intersection of Philadelphia Street and West 6th Street on Philadelphia Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Covington KY 41011, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Una Merkel ~~ Film Star (within shouting distance of this marker); The Pied Piper of Hamelin
Major League Baseball Marker - East Facing Side image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 26, 2016
2. Major League Baseball Marker - East Facing Side
Looking west, with Goebel Park is in the background.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Robert L. Surtees (within shouting distance of this marker); Slave Escape / Controversial Judgment (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Casper Ottens House (about 700 feet away); Mother of God Church / "Cradle of the Arts" (approx. 0.4 miles away); Arnold House (approx. half a mile away); Dr. Geo. V. Flaig (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Covington.
 
More about this marker. The marker is located across the street from Goebel Park.
 
Also see . . .
1. Johnnie Heving. The Society for American Baseball Research biography for John Heving. (Submitted on September 22, 2016.) 

2. Joe Heving. The Society for American Baseball Research for Joe Heving. (Submitted on September 22, 2016.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 22, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 22, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 181 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 22, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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