(1911-1947)Hailed as Negro leagues' greatest slugger, he hit some 800 home runs in a baseball career that began here at Ammons Field in 1929. Played for Homestead Grays and Pittsburgh Crawfords, 1930-1946. Elected to the Baseball Hall of Famein 1972.
|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 7:19pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17T E 586700 N 4478051|
|Decimal Degrees||40.44860000, -79.97758333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 26.916', W 79° 58.655'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 26' 54.96" N, 79° 58' 39.30" W|
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|Area Code(s)||412, 724|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2217 Bedford Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15219, US|
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