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Alfred J. Reach

(1840-1928)

 
 
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By Don Morfe, April 29, 2015
1. Alfred J. Reach Marker
Inscription. Pioneer baseball professional; a great early 2nd baseman. Played for the Philadelphia Athletics, 1865-75. Phillies' first owner & president, 1883-1902. Published "Official Base Ball Guide." His A.J. Reach & Co., maker of sporting goods, was here.
 
Erected 2003 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 57.103′ N, 75° 10.282′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Chestnut Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1820 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia PA 19103, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Louis I. Kahn (approx. 0.3 miles away); Broad Street Station (approx. 0.3 miles away); George Gordon Meade (approx. 0.3 miles away); Making The City Beautiful (approx. 0.3 miles away); Green Spaces, Fresh Air (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dr. A.S.W. Rosenbach (approx. 0.4 miles away); Three Disks, One Lacking (approx. 0.4 miles away); Power And Politics (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
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