Birthplace of Ray Fisher

Birthplace of Ray Fisher (HM1FSC)

Location: Middlebury, VT 05753 Addison County
Country: United States of America

N 44° 0.297', W 73° 9.574'

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Born in Middlebury on October 4, 1887, Ray Lyle Fisher grew up on farms along Otter Creek and Creek Road. Ray starred in baseball and football at Middlebury High School and Middlebury College before joining the New York Yankees in 1910. He pitched in the major leagues for ten seasons, compiling a 100-94 record and 2.82 ERA. In 1921 Fisher became baseball coach at the University of Michigan, where he coached for 38 seasons and won 15 Big Ten championships. He spent his summers at a camp on Lake Champlain and coached in Vermont's Northern League. Ray died at the age of 95 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
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HM NumberHM1FSC
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Year Placed2002
Placed ByVermont Division for Historic Preservation
Marker Condition
10 out of 10 (1 reports)
Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 6:35am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 647543 N 4874069
Decimal Degrees44.00495000, -73.15956667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 0.297', W 73° 9.574'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 0' 17.82" N, 73° 9' 34.44" W
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Area Code(s)802
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 706-824 VT-125, Middlebury VT 05753, US
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In good condition. Right on the corner, in front of the bank. Park at the bank for easiest access.

Feb 5, 2018 at 3:07am PST by maplemama

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