1909-1974The 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
|Series||This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series|
|Placed By||Rochester Community Baseball|
|Marker Condition|| |
10 out of 10 (1 reports)
|Date Added||Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 1:55am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 286898 N 4781709|
|Decimal Degrees||43.15811667, -77.62115000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 43° 9.487', W 77° 37.269'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||43° 9' 29.22" N, 77° 37' 16.14" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 341-363 Platt St, Rochester NY 14608, US|
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