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Jim Gantner

 
 
Jim Gantner Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
1. Jim Gantner Marker
Inscription. Born January 5, 1953 (Fond du Lac, WI) Jim "Gumby" Gantner was drafted in the 12th round of the amateur draft in 1974 by the Milwaukee Brewers. Gantner made his Major League debut on September 3, 1976 and played in 1,801 games for the Brewers from 1976 to 1992. Gantner finished his prolific playing career with 1,696 hits, a career batting average of .274, 47 home runs and 568 RBI. Gantner's statistics place him among the Brewers' all-time leaders in almost every offensive category. One of the most popular Milwaukee Brewers of all time, Gantner helped the Brewers to the American League Pennant in 1982 and was named the Team MVP in 1984. Inducted - 2005
 
Erected 2005 by Presented to the Hall of Fame by the Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club and....
 
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,
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
2. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame
next to this marker); Judith Sweet (here, next to this marker); John Powless (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 Hall of Fame Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
3. Wisconsin Athletic Hall 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 November 19, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 9, 2016, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 177 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 9, 2016, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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