Earl Webb

Earl Webb (HMWT8)

Location: Topeka, TN 38583 White County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 57.019', W 85° 18.557'

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William Earl Webb was born in White County, Tennessee, on September 17, 1897. His family moved to Bon Air and then Ravenscroft, where Earl worked in the coal mines and played baseball for local teams. He began in the minor leagues in 1921, and switched from pitching to the outfield. In the major leagues, he played with five teams between 1925 and 1933. In 1931, while with the Boston Red Sox, the left-handed batting Webb hit 67 doubles, setting a longstanding single-season record.
HM NumberHMWT8
Marker Number2D 47
Year Placed2006
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 3:30pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 652482 N 3979758
Decimal Degrees35.95031667, -85.30928333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 57.019', W 85° 18.557'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 57' 1.14" N, 85° 18' 33.42" W
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Area Code(s)931
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9491 Crossville Hwy, Topeka TN 38583, US
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