Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame: Jim Gantner

© Photographed August 14, 2016
Erected 2003 by the Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club
and 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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JIM GANTNER
Born January 5, 1953 (Fond du Lac, WI) Jim "Gumby" Gantner was drafted in the 12th round of the amateur draft in 1974 by the Milwaukee Brewers. Gantner made his Major League debut on September 3, 1976 and played in 1,801 games for the Brewers from 1976 to 1992. Gantner finished his prolific playing career with 1,696 hits, a career batting average of .274, 47 home runs and 568 RBI. Gantner's statistics place him among the Brewers' all-time leaders in almost every offensive category. One of the most popular Milwaukee Brewers of all time, Gantner helped the Brewers to the American League Pennant in 1982 and was named the Team MVP in 1984.
Inducted - 2005

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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