Hot Springs in Garland County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
Discovered while playing in Hot Springs, Arkansan Bill Dickey joined the New York Yankees in 1928. Batting .313 and slugging 202 home runs during his Hall of Fame career, he was best known for his rocket arm, fierce competitiveness, and cerebral handling of his pitchers as one of baseball's greatest catchers. He won seven World Series as a player and six more as a coach with the Yanks.
Erected by Hot Springs, Arkansas Historic Baseball Trail.
Location. 34° 31.009′ N, 93° 3.718′ W. Marker is in Hot Springs, Arkansas, in Garland County. Marker is on Whittington Ave. just west of Willow Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hot Springs National Park AR 71901, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lefty Grove (a few steps from this marker); Hiram Abiff Whittington (approx. 0.3 miles away); Al Simmons (approx. 0.3 miles away); Stan Musial (approx. 0.3 miles away); 122 (approx. 0.4 miles away); 126 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of the Founding Convention Assemblies of God April 2-12, 1914 (approx. 0.4 miles away); 201 (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hot Springs.
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 11, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 9, 2018, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 66 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 9, 2018, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.