Morrie E. Silver

Morrie E. Silver (HM13SW)

Location: Rochester, NY 14608 Monroe County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 9.487', W 77° 37.269'

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1909-1974

The Man who saved baseball for Rochester in 1957, spearheading a stock drive he and 8,221 other bought shares in the team in order to purchase the franchise and stadium from the St. Louis Cardinals.This sculpture symbolizes his desire to preserve baseball for the future generations of his beloved community.

Silver Stadium, the former home of the Rochester Red Wings, was named in honor of Morrie Silver in 1968. The Red Wings played at Silver Stadium until 1997, their first season at Frontier Field.

Sculptor Dejan Pejovic 2007

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Front entrance of Frontier Feild

Sep 14, 2016 at 11:12pm PDT by marlalan

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HM NumberHM13SW
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series
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Year Placed2007
Placed ByRochester Community Baseball
Marker Condition
10 out of 10 (1 reports)
Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 1:55am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 286898 N 4781709
Decimal Degrees43.15811667, -77.62115000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 9.487', W 77° 37.269'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 9' 29.22" N, 77° 37' 16.14" W
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Area Code(s)585
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 341-363 Platt St, Rochester NY 14608, US
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