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

Robin Yount

Milwaukee Brewers

 

1974-1993

 
Robin Yount Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
1. Robin Yount Marker
Inscription. A two-time American League Most Valuable Player, he became the 17th player in Major League history to collect 3,000 career hits. Yount became the third youngest player to reach the milestone of 3,000 hits, with only Ty Cobb and Henry Aaron being younger. Yount is only one of three players in baseball history to win the MVP honors at two different positions, joining Hall of Famers Stan Musial and Hank Greenberg. Along with leading the Brewers in nearly every career offensive category, Robin also was the recipient of the 1982 Gold Glove Award for American League shortstops. Following the 1989 season, Yount was named American League "Player of the Decade" by USA Today. After playing his entire twenty-year career with the Milwaukee Brewers. Yount retired from the game on February 11, 1994 and the Brewers retired his uniform number on May 29, 1994. Inducted - 1995
 
Erected 1995 by Presented to the Hall of Fame by Miller Brewing Company.
 
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
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
2. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame
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. 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 August 25, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 22, 2016, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 54 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 22, 2016, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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