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Pebworth in Owsley County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Birthplace of Earle B. Combs

 
 
Birthplace of Earle B. Combs Marker image. Click for full size.
By David J Gaines, October 9, 2011
1. Birthplace of Earle B. Combs Marker
Inscription. Centerfielder for Yankees, 1924-35, and coach, 1936-43, Combs helped New York win 11 pennants and 9 World Series. Lifetime batting average .325. This Pebworth native (1899-1976) was elected to the Ky. Athletic Hall of Fame in 1963 and to the Baseball Hall of Fame, 1970. With Louisville Colonels, 1922-23. On Board of Regents at Eastern Kentucky University, 1956-75.
 
Erected 1978 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1627.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 29.999′ N, 83° 43.699′ W. Marker is in Pebworth, Kentucky, in Owsley County. Marker is on Kentucky Route 11, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Booneville KY 41314, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Boone’s Station (approx. 3.3 miles away); County Named, 1843 (approx. 3.3 miles away); A Masterful Retreat (approx. 3.4 miles away); Civil War Actions (approx. 3.4 miles away); County Named, 1870 (approx. 5.2 miles away).
 
Categories. Sports
 
Birthplace of Earle B. Combs Marker image. Click for full size.
By David J Gaines, October 9, 2011
2. Birthplace of Earle B. Combs Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 6, 2011, by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. This page has been viewed 362 times since then and 40 times this year. Last updated on January 5, 2014, by Nathan D. Stallard of Lexington, Kentucky. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 6, 2011, by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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