Fred C. Merkle

Fred C. Merkle (HM19CG)

Location: Watertown, WI 53094 Jefferson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 11.082', W 88° 42.426'

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This memorial is dedicated to the life of Fred C. Merkle

Born in Watertown, WI, Dec. 20, 1888. His father, Ernst Merkle, was a school teacher at Immanuel Lutheran School in Watertown at the time of Fred's birth. Fred made his major league debut on 9-21-1907. His outstanding talent, intelligence and dedication to the game of baseball spanned 3 decades, having been a member of 6 World Series teams: 1911, 1912, 1913, 1916, 1918 and 1926. He was a potent line-drive hitter, agile first baseman and a speedster on the basepaths. He played for the New York Giants, Brooklyn Dodgers, Chicago Cubs and New York Yankees.
HM NumberHM19CG
Year Placed2005
Placed ByThe Merkle family, David J. Stalker & Archie Monuments
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 9:26am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 361273 N 4782740
Decimal Degrees43.18470000, -88.70710000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 11.082', W 88° 42.426'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 11' 4.92" N, 88° 42' 25.56" W
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Area Code(s)920
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 919 Charles St, Watertown WI 53094, US
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