Wilmington in New Castle County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
—1992 ~ Baseball Hall of Fame Inductee —
Born: January 18, 1896 in Wilmington, DE
Died: December 9, 1954 in Silver Spring, MD
Elected to Hall of Fame by
Committee on Baseball Veterans: 1992
He introduced a colorful umpiring style with
vigorous, aggressive gestures which bordered on
the pugnacious – yet ejected very few players.
He was an iron man among umpires,
not missing an inning for 16 years
(2,541 consecutive games).
Location. 39° 43.895′ N, 75° 33.887′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker can be reached from Shipyard Drive. Touch for map. This in at the entryway into Frawley Stadium. Marker is at or near this postal address: 801 Shipyard Drive, Wilmington DE 19801, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Vic Willis (here, next to this marker); General Casimir Pulaski (approx. 0.4 miles away); Kosciuszko Park (approx. 0.7 miles away); Freedom Lost (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Great Railroad Boom (approx. 0.7 miles away); Frank Furness Railroad District Delaware's Jewish Community (approx. 0.9 miles away); Meeting House 1816 (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilmington.
Also see . . . Daniel Frawley Stadium - Wikipedia. (Submitted on April 6, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
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