Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame: Edwin Lee "Eddie" Mathews

© Photographed August 14, 2016
Presented 1976 by the Old Time Ball Players' Association of Wisconsin
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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EDWIN LEE "EDDIE" MATTHEWS
Hit 512 home runs in 16 year career with Boston, Milwaukee, Atlanta and Detroit, smashing 30 or more for 9 consecutive seasons. Played in 10 All-Star games and in the World Series of 1957-1958 as a Brave and with Detroit in 1968. Born, October 13, 1931, at Texarkana, Texas. Elected 1976.
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.

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

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 Eddie Mathews, circa 1963
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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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