Harvey Haddix

Harvey Haddix (HM90F)

Location: Urbana, OH 43078 Champaign County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 6.599', W 83° 50.464'

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Baseball great Harvey Haddix was born on September 18, 1925, and grew up on a farm just south of Westville. He attended Westville School until March 1940 and played his first organized baseball at this site. Entering Major League Baseball in 1952, he played for the St. Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia Phillies, Cincinnati Reds, Pittsburgh Pirates, and Baltimore Orioles in a career that lasted until 1965. In 1959, while with Pittsburgh, he pitched what some believe to be the greatest game ever pitched in baseball as he hurled 12 perfect innings against the defending National League champion Milwaukee Braves. He lost the game by a score of 1-0 in the 13th inning. A three-time All-Star and Gold Glove Award winner, he won two World Series games in 1960, including the deciding Game 7, while playing with Pittsburgh against the New York Yankees. He died on January 8, 1994, and is buried in Catawba, Ohio.
HM NumberHM90F
Series This marker is part of the Ohio: Ohio Historical Society series
Marker Number18-11
Year Placed2005
Placed ByDescendants of the Haddix and Stout Families, Champaign County Bicentennial Historical Marker Committee, and The Ohio Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 8:23am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 257859 N 4443833
Decimal Degrees40.10998333, -83.84106667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 6.599', W 83° 50.464'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 6' 35.94" N, 83° 50' 27.84" W
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Area Code(s)937
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 38 N State Route 560, Urbana OH 43078, US
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