Navy Yard in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Frank Oliver Howard
One of the most physically intimidating hitters in baseball history Howard was named the National League Rookie of the Year in 1960. He led the American League in home runs twice and in slugging average, runs batted in and walks once.
His 237 home runs as a Washington Senator is a team record.
Erected 2009 by DC Creates Public Art Program, DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities.
Location. 38° 52.296′ N, 77° 0.49′ 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. Located inside the entrance to Washington Nationals Park. 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. Walter Perry Johnson (a few steps from this marker); Joshua (Josh) Gibson (a few steps from this marker); 1937 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1948 (within shouting distance of this marker); 2005 1924 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1910 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1859 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Navy Yard.
Also see . . . Career Statistics for Frank Howard. (Submitted on July 11, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on February 15, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 7, 2009, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,142 times since then and 24 times this year. Last updated on February 12, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 7, 2009, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.