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Milwaukee Brewers 1901 Baseball Team - Back of Marker image, Touch for more information
By William J. Toman, September 26, 2010
Milwaukee Brewers 1901 Baseball Team - Back of Marker
Indiana (Elkhart County), Elkhart — Lou Criger
This memorial is dedicated to the life of Lou Criger Born in Elkhart, Ind., Feb. 6, 1872 to Charles J. and Lovina Stutsman Criger, the city's first major leaguer was known as one of the best catchers of his day and caught most of Cy Young's . . . — Map (db m67096) HM
Michigan (Van Buren County), Paw Paw — William Killefer Jr. / Wade Killefer
(Obverse Side) This memorial is dedicated to the life of William Killefer Jr. Born in Bloomingdale, MI, October 10, 1887 and moved to Paw Paw (1888). "Reindeer Bill" Killefer played catcher for Paw Paw HS state champions of . . . — Map (db m68382) HM
Wisconsin (Columbia County), Cambria — David J. Jones
This memorial is dedicated to the life of David J. Jones Born in Cambria, WI, June 20, 1880. Davy grew up in Cambria playing baseball with well known local players such as the Dodge Brothers, Willard and Ben. Davy was an aggressive leadoff . . . — Map (db m66065) HM
Wisconsin (Dodge County), Beaver Dam — Adrian Joss '98
This memorial is dedicated to the life of Adrian Joss '98 Born in Woodland, WI April 12, 1880. "Addie" was a fine pitcher, and an admirer of Emerson "Pink" Hawley (Class of 1891), when he enrolled in Wayland Academy in 1897. Joss was coached by . . . — Map (db m66212) HM
Wisconsin (Dodge County), Beaver Dam — Emerson P. Hawley '91
This memorial is dedicated to the life of Emerson P. Hawley '91 Born in Beaver Dam, WI December 5, 1872. Emerson "Pink" Hawley and his brother Elmer ("Blue"), were a well-known battery by the time they entered Wayland Academy in 1887. With Pink . . . — Map (db m66215) HM
Wisconsin (Dodge County), Mayville — Berthold "Pete" Husting
This memorial is dedicated to the life of Berthold "Pete" Husting Born in Mayville, WI, March 6, 1878 to Jean Pierre and Mary Magdalene Husting. After graduating from Mayville High School, Pete received his law degree at U.W. Madison. As a . . . — Map (db m66240) HM
Wisconsin (Jefferson County), Watertown — Adrian Joss / John P. "Red" Kleinow
[One side of marker:] This memorial is dedicated to the life of Adrian Joss Born in Woodland, WI, April 12, 1880. Addie played baseball for Watertown and Watertown's Sacred Heart Team in 1899. Along with his future major league catcher . . . — Map (db m66488) HM
Wisconsin (Jefferson County), Watertown — Fred C. Merkle
This memorial is dedicated to the life of Fred C. Merkle Born in Watertown, WI, Dec. 20, 1888. His father, Ernst Merkle, was a school teacher at Immanuel Lutheran School in Watertown at the time of Fred's birth. Fred made his major league debut . . . — Map (db m66639) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — In Honor of the 1901 Milwaukee Brewers of the American League
[Front of Marker:] In 1900, the American League was born in a Milwaukee hotel named the Republican House. The following year, during the 1901 inaugural season, the Milwaukee Brewers were one of eight teams to participate in Major League . . . — Map (db m36223) HM

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