Pete Gray Wyshner

Pete Gray Wyshner (HM1AUZ)

Location: Nanticoke, PA 18634 Luzerne County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 11.112', W 75° 58.989'

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The only one-armed man to play major league baseball. Born and resided in Nanticoke's Hanover section. As a child, he lost his right arm in an accident. Named Most Valuable Player of the Southern Assn. while playing for the Memphis Chicks in 1944. In 1945, he played 77 games as an outfielder for the St. Louis Browns and batted .218. His on-field exploits set an inspirational example for disabled servicemen returning from World War II.
Year Placed2003
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 2:36am PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] CHUCK MARTIENSSEN  
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 417546 N 4559782
Decimal Degrees41.18520000, -75.98315000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 11.112', W 75° 58.989'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 11' 6.72" N, 75° 58' 59.34" W
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Area Code(s)570
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 301-399 Front St, Nanticoke PA 18634, US
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