Ulysses Franklin "Frank" Grant

Ulysses Franklin "Frank" Grant (HM28BS)

Location: Williamstown, MA 01267 Berkshire County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 42.574', W 73° 12.273'

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Frank Grant, born in Pittsfield in 1865, was regarded by many of his contemporaries as the greatest African American baseball player of the 19th century. He moved to Williamstown in 1871 where he lived with his family on Spring Street. Playing primarily second base, Grant played first with integrated minor league teams before playing a decade with top Negro league teams. His reputation as a premier versatile player with speed and a powerful bat was recognized with his induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2006. Mr. Grant died in New York City on May 27, 1937.
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Date Added Sunday, June 10th, 2018 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 647033 N 4730126
Decimal Degrees42.70956667, -73.20455000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 42.574', W 73° 12.273'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 42' 34.44" N, 73° 12' 16.38" W
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Area Code(s)413
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100 Spring St, Williamstown MA 01267, US
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