Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame: Cecil Cooper

© Photographed August 14, 2016
Erected 2007 by The Milwaukee Brewers and the Brewers Charities
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame
Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
43.042288, -87.916127
43° 2.55′ N, 87° 54.967′ W
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CECIL COOPER
Born December 20, 1949 in Brenham, TX, Copper was selected by Boston in the 1968 draft and made his Major League debut with the Red Sox in 1971. He was traded to the Milwaukee Brewers prior to the 1977 season. A five-time All-Star with the Brewers, Cooper played in 1,490 games for Milwaukee and finished his 11-year Brewer career with a .302 average, 201 home runs and 944 RBIs. He hit .300 or better from 1977 to 1983. Cooper was named the Brewers' Team MVP in 1980, 1982, and 1983 and helped the Brewers win the American League Pennant in 1982. He was a two-time Gold Glove winner and a three-time Silver Slugger Award winner. In his 17-season Major League career with Boston and Milwaukee, Cooper played in a total of 1,896 games posting a .298 lifetime batting average with 241 home runs and 1,125 runs batted-in.
Inducted 2007

The marker is located at the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena, and is accessible from southbound North 4th Street, between West State Street (to the north) and West Kilbourn Avenue (to the south), at or near 400 West Kilbourn Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53203.

Inductees honored at this site are members of the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame (established 1951). The Wisconsin Athletic Walk of Fame is a joint property of Wisconsin Sports Development Corporation and Wisconsin Center District.

Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame

Click here for an Alphabetical List of Inductees to the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame.

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 The marker is located at the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame.


The Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame is located at the
UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena. 

The Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame is located on the east side
of the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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