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Hot Springs in Garland County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Mel Ott

 
 
Mel Ott Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, April 8, 2017
1. Mel Ott Marker
Inscription. This Hall of Fame outfielder, tutored by "Mugsy" McGraw, played his entire career with the New York Giants, hitting 511 home runs. On his thirtieth birthday, March 2, 1939, in an intra-squad game here at Whittington Park, "Master Melvin" belted three homers over the right field fence. He played alongside Hall of Famers Bill Terry and Carl Hubbell, to lift the Hal Schumacher team over the Carl Hubbell team by a score of 10-6.
 
Erected 2012 by Hot Springs Advertising and Promotion Commission.
 
Location. 34° 30.945′ N, 93° 4.46′ W. Marker is in Hot Springs, Arkansas, in Garland County. Marker is on Whittington Avenue 0.1 miles west of Woodfin Street. Touch for map. Marker is on the edge of a large parking lot across the street from the Arkansas Alligator Farm. Marker is at or near this postal address: 850 Whittington Avenue, Hot Springs National Park AR 71901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Whittington Park (a few steps from this marker); Smoky Joe Wood (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fogel Field (about 400 feet away); Hot Springs: The Birthplace of Spring Baseball
Mel Ott Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, April 8, 2017
2. Mel Ott Marker
(about 500 feet away); Babe Ruth (about 500 feet away); 122 (approx. 1.1 miles away); 126 (approx. 1.1 miles away); Site of the Founding Convention Assemblies of God April 2-12, 1914 (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hot Springs.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Whittington Park
 
Also see . . .  Mel Ott. (Submitted on April 14, 2017, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee.)
 
Categories. Sports
 
Mel Ott image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler
3. Mel Ott
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 14, 2017, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 131 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 14, 2017, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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