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Navy Yard in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

1937

 
 
1937 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 12, 2018
1. 1937 Marker
Inscription. Washington hosts its first Major League All Star Game. The city would also host All Star Games in 1956, 1962, and 1969.
 
Location. 38° 52.275′ N, 77° 0.463′ W. Marker is in Navy Yard, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from Potomac Avenue SE east of South Capitol Street SE, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1500 South Capitol Street SE, Washington DC 20003, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1948 (here, next to this marker); 1924 (a few steps from this marker); 1910 (a few steps from this marker); 1859 (a few steps from this marker); 1961 (a few steps from this marker); 1971 (a few steps from this marker); 2005 (within shouting distance of this marker); Joshua (Josh) Gibson (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Navy Yard.
 
Categories. Sports
 
1937 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 12, 2018
2. 1937 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 13, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 12, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 71 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 12, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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