(1876-1914)One of the greatest pitchers in baseball history. With the Philadelphia Athletics "Rube" Waddell led the American League in strikeouts 6 straight years, topping 20 wins in each of his first 4 years. During his career he won 193 games. He was known for his colorful and eccentric personality and was one of baseball's first true matinee idols. Born in Bradford, Pennsylvania, and raised here in Prospect, Waddell was named to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1946.
|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission|
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|Date Added||Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 3:43am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17T E 580633 N 4528609|
|Decimal Degrees||40.90461667, -80.04261667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 54.277', W 80° 2.557'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 54' 16.62" N, 80° 2' 33.42" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 330-346 Main St, Prospect PA 16052, US|
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