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Milwaukee in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Charles John Grimm

“Jolly Cholly”

 
 
Charles John Grimm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
1. Charles John Grimm Marker
Inscription. One of the most colorful figures of Milwaukee baseball history. Won pennants with the Association Brewers in 1943 and 1951. Manager of the Boston Braves when they moved to Milwaukee in 1953 and smashed all N.L. attendance records. Born, August 25, 1898, at St. Louis, MO. Elected 1977.
 
Erected 1978 by Presented to the Hall of Fame by the Old Time Ball Players' Association of Wisconsin, Inc., in Memory of Elroy A. "Elly" Luderus.
 
Location. 43° 2.533′ N, 87° 54.967′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker is on North 4th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milwaukee WI 53203, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Badger" Bob Johnson (here, next to this marker); Dianne Holum (here, next to this marker); Ray Nitschke (here, next to this marker); Joseph J. Krueger (here, next to this marker); Bernard E. "Bernie" Heselton (here, next to this marker); Don Gehrmann (here, next to this marker); Terry Brennan (here, next to this marker); Major General W. "Fritz" Breidster (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milwaukee.
 
More about this marker.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, circa July 10, 2016
2. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame
The Marker is part of the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame which is located on the east side of the UW-Panther Arena along North 4th Street.
 
Categories. Sports
 
Wisconsin Athletic Walk of Fame Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
3. Wisconsin Athletic Walk of Fame Plaque
UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
4. UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 28, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 26, 2016, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 124 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 26, 2016, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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