(1874-1955)The "Flying Dutchman" was hailed as baseball's greatest shortstop and one of its finest all-around players. A lifelong Carnegie resident, born to German immigrants. Played for Louisville Colonels, 1897-1899, and the Pittsburgh Pirates from 1900-1917; a Pirates coach from 1933-1951. He set many National League records, including one for eight seasonal batting titles. Known for his modesty and sportsmanship. Charter member, Baseball Hall of Fame, 1936.
|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission|
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|Date Added||Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 4:36am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17T E 577316 N 4473369|
|Decimal Degrees||40.40735000, -80.08880000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 24.441', W 80° 5.328'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 24' 26.46" N, 80° 5' 19.68" W|
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|Area Code(s)||412, 724, 216|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2-78 Mansfield Blvd, Carnegie PA 15106, US|
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