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Ray Berres

 
 
Ray Berres Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
1. Ray Berres Marker
Inscription. A native of Kenosha, Ray Berres is one of the most respected pitching coaches in Major League Baseball history. Berres played in the Majors for 11 years in the 1930s and 40s. As a coach with the Chicago White Sox, Berres became an integral part of the Sox's most successful and memorable years. His 1952 and 1953 pitching staffs led the American League in strikeouts, and his 1964 and 1966 staffs led the American League in ERA. Berres tutored pitching greats like Hoyt Wilhelm, Early Wynn, Tommy John and Gary Peters. Inducted - 1999
 
Erected 1999 by Presented to the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame by Fans and Friends of Kenosha.
 
Location. 43° 2.517′ 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. Connie Carpenter (Phinney) (here, next to this marker); Andy North (here, next to this marker); Lee Kemp (here, next to this marker); Judith Sweet (here, next to this marker); John Powless
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
2. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame
(here, next to this marker); Earl L. "Curly" Lambeau (here, next to this marker); Edward P. "Ned" Allis (here, next to this marker); Mike Webster (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 October 17, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 16, 2016, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 131 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 16, 2016, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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