Milwaukee in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
—Milwaukee Brewers 1974-1993 —
Became the 17th player to collect 3,000 career hits
Brewers all-time leader in nearly every offensive department
Ranks among baseball's elite in at bats, games and doubles
One of only three players to earn MVP honors at two different positions
One of the youngest players to break into the Majors
First shortstop to lead the A.L. in slugging and total bases in the same season
First shortstop to bat .300 with 20+ homers and 100+ RBI in the same season
Earned a gold glove as a shortstop
Only player to ever have a pair of four-hit games in a World Series
Three-time All-Star and top vote getter in 1983
Named the A.L. "Player of the Decade" for the 1980's
Brewers retired his uniform number 19 in 1994
Elected to the Hall of Fame in 1999
AVG .285 • G 2,856 • AB 11,008 • R 1,632 • H 3,142 • 2B 583 • 3B 126 • HR 251 • RBI 1,406 • BB 966 • SO 1,350 • SB 271
Erected 2001 by the Milwaukee Brewers.
Location. 43° 1.742′ N, 87° 58.36′ 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 Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Brewers Way, Milwaukee WI 53214, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Henry Aaron (within shouting distance of this marker); In Honor of the 1901 Milwaukee Brewers of the American League (within shouting distance of this marker); Allan H. Selig (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 . . . Robin Yount. Brimming with immense natural talent, shortstop Robin Yount was just eighteen years old when he was first called up to the Milwaukee Brewers in 1974, immediately becoming one of the youngest regulars in baseball history. (Submitted on October 6, 2010.)
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