Honus Wagner

Honus Wagner (HMR8J)

Location: Carnegie, PA 15106 Allegheny County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 24.441', W 80° 5.328'

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(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.
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HM NumberHMR8J
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Year Placed1998
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 4:36am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 577316 N 4473369
Decimal Degrees40.40735000, -80.08880000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 24.441', W 80° 5.328'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 24' 26.46" N, 80° 5' 19.68" W
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Area Code(s)412, 724, 216
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-78 Mansfield Blvd, Carnegie PA 15106, US
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