Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Eddie Plank (1875-1926)
Erected 2000 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 39° 50.186′ N, 77° 13.877′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Carlisle Street (State Highway 34) and Lincoln Avenue (State Highway 15), on the right when traveling south on Carlisle Street. Touch for map. Located on the grounds of Gettysburg College. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battery K, First Ohio Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Gettysburg College Rooted in History (within shouting distance of this marker); Stevens Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Dwight D. Eisenhower The Office of a President (about 400 feet away); The Founding of Gettysburg College (about 600 feet away); Daniel Alexander Payne (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Battle Arrives (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
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1. Hall of Fame Biography. Plank is the third highest ranked left handed pitcher, in terms of career victories. (Submitted on June 29, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Career Statistics. With a career ERA of 2.35, Plank is ranked 68th on the Sporting New's list of 100 best players of all time. (Submitted on June 29, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 29, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,606 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 29, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.