"Stormin" Gorman Thomas Historical

"Stormin" Gorman Thomas Historical (HM1VL5)

Location: Milwaukee, WI 53203 Milwaukee County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 2.517', W 87° 54.967'

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Was a spectacular home run slugger, premier outfielder and one of the most popular Milwaukee Brewers ever. A gifted athlete, he earned 14 individual letters in high school while playing football, baseball, basketball and track. He was the #1 draft pick of the Seattle Pilots in 1969. Thomas played with the Milwaukee Brewers from 1973-1983 and from 1978-1982 he hit more home runs than anyone in baseball. In 1981 he was named to the American League All-Star Team and was a member of the 1982 American League Championship Team. He twice led the American League in home runs - 45 in 1979 and 39 in 1982. In 1982 he was awarded the Babe Ruth Home Run Crown. Thomas was named the 1985 American League Comeback Player of the Year. He retired after the 1986 season with 268 career home runs. Inducted - 2003
HM NumberHM1VL5
Year Placed2003
Placed ByPresented to the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame by Brewers Charities
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Date Added Thursday, November 10th, 2016 at 9:02am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 425379 N 4765880
Decimal Degrees43.04195000, -87.91611667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 2.517', W 87° 54.967'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 2' 31.02" N, 87° 54' 58.02" W
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Area Code(s)414, 262
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 901-953 N 4th St, Milwaukee WI 53203, US
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