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° 52.448′ N, 77° 0.452′ W. Marker is in Navy Yard, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from South Capitol St., SE. Touch for map. Located inside the entrance to Washington Nationals Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1500 South Capitol St., 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 (here, next to this marker); Joshua (Josh) Gibson (here, next to this marker); Washington Navy Yard and Annex (approx. 0.4 miles away); Housing Reform and the Syphax School (approx. half a mile away); USS Balao (SS-285) (approx. "4-in. 40 caliber rifles" (approx. half a mile away); Military Education at Fort McNair (approx. half a mile away); The Leg of Colonel Ulric Dahlgren (approx. half a mile away). 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 June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 7, 2009, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,106 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 7, 2009, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.