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Coffeyville in Montgomery County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Walter Johnson

 
 
Walter Johnson Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 30, 2011
1. Walter Johnson Monument
Inscription.

A champion on and off the field
His greatness
an enduring contribution
to baseball

Games Won - 414
Shutouts - 113
Strikeouts - 3497
Opening Game Shutouts 7
Scoreless consecutive innings 56

 
Location. 37° 2.144′ N, 95° 35.581′ W. Marker is in Coffeyville, Kansas, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of 8th Street and Park Avenue, on the left when traveling east on 8th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in Walter Johnson Park. Marker is in this post office area: Coffeyville KS 67337, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lucius M. Baldwin (approx. 1.2 miles away); George B. Cubine (approx. 1.2 miles away); Charles Brown (approx. 1.2 miles away); Historic Downtown Plaza (approx. 1.2 miles away); Perkins Building (approx. 1.2 miles away); William Howard Taft (approx. 1.2 miles away); Charles T. Connelly (approx. 1.3 miles away); Bethel AME Church (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coffeyville.
 
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Categories. Man-Made FeaturesSports
 
Walter Johnson Monument Relief image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 30, 2011
2. Walter Johnson Monument Relief
Walter Johnson Monument Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 30, 2011
3. Walter Johnson Monument Detail
Walter Johnson Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 30, 2011
4. Walter Johnson Monument
Walter Johnson Park Baseball Field image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 30, 2011
5. Walter Johnson Park Baseball Field
Walter Johnson Park Baseball Field Scoreboard image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 30, 2011
6. Walter Johnson Park Baseball Field Scoreboard
Walter Johnson Mural at 223 West 9th Street image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 30, 2011
7. Walter Johnson Mural at 223 West 9th Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 3, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 256 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on November 3, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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