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Factoryville in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Christy Mathewson

(1880-1925)

 
 
Christy Mathewson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
1. Christy Mathewson Marker
Inscription. The famed baseball pitcher was born in Factoryville. Attended Keystone Academy, 1895-98; Bucknell University, 1898-1901. He was with the New York Giants, 1900-26, and Cincinnati Reds, 1916-18; pitched 373 winning games, achieving a National League record. Served overseas in World War I. One of the first five players in the Hall of Fame (1936), he was seen as a gentleman in a rough-and-tumble baseball era.
 
Erected 1998 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 33.577′ N, 75° 46.585′ W. Marker is in Factoryville, Pennsylvania, in Wyoming County. Marker is at the intersection of College Avenue and Edwards Lane on College Avenue. Touch for map. The marker is in front of Keystone College. Marker is in this post office area: Factoryville PA 18419, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Harris Hall Bell Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hometown of Christy Mathewson (approx. half a mile away); Tunkhannock Viaduct (approx. 4.3 miles away); Elder Miller
Christy Mathewson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
2. Christy Mathewson Marker
(approx. 4.3 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 4.5 miles away); a different marker also named Tunkhannock Viaduct (approx. 4.6 miles away); Hickory Grove Cemetery (approx. 4.9 miles away).
 
Categories. Sports
 
Christy Mathewson Days! September 26th www.factoryville.org image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
3. Christy Mathewson Days! September 26th www.factoryville.org
The banner was at the end of College Avenue in Keystone College
College Avenue in Keystone College image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
4. College Avenue in Keystone College
Keystone College Building on College Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
5. Keystone College Building on College Avenue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 4, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 199 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 4, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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