Milwaukee in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
—Milwaukee Braves 1954-65 Milwaukee Brewers 1975-76 —
Major League leader in total bases, extra base hits and runs batted in
Began his 23-year career with the Milwaukee Braves in 1954
Led the Braves to the World Championship in 1957
National League "Most Valuable Player" in 1957
Hit 40 or more home runs in a season 8 times
Won a pair of batting titles and was a 3-time gold glove outfielder
24-time all star
Ninth player to collect 3,000 career hits
Hit 755th home run at County Stadium as a Milwaukee Brewer
Finished his career with the Milwaukee Brewers in 1976
"The Hank Aaron Award" presented to the best hitter in baseball
The Braves and Brewers retired his uniform number 44
Elected to the Hall of Fame in 1982
AVG .305 • G 3,298 • AB 12,364 • R 2,174 • H 3,771 • 2B 624 • 3B 98 • HR 755 • RBI 2,297 • BB 1,402 • SO 1,383 • SB 240
Erected 2001 by the Milwaukee Brewers.
Location. 43° 1.755′ N, 87° 58.339′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker can be reached from Brewers Way 0.1 miles south of U.S. 94 when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milwaukee WI 53214, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Robin Yount (within shouting distance of this marker); Allan H. Selig (within shouting distance of this marker); In Honor of the 1901 Milwaukee Brewers of the American League (within shouting distance of this marker); National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (approx. ¼ mile away); Lincoln's Gettysburg Address (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Volunteer-'98 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Erastus B. Wolcott, M.D (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wood National Cemetery Memorial Section (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milwaukee.
Also see . . .
1. Hank Aaron biography. From biography.com (Submitted on October 1, 2010, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.)
2. Hank Aaron fansite. (Submitted on October 1, 2010, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.)
Categories. • Sports •
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